The sweet potato is a tuber (or thickened root) rich in vitamins and nutrients. It stands out for its high carbohydrate content. It is for this reason that it is an ideal food for children, athletes or pregnant women as it contains a very high energy intake.
The sweet potato has the following qualities:
-It is the perfect ally of your autumn diet, since with it you will be able to prepare from creams and purees to desserts.
- If the sweet potato is cooked at low temperature, we will obtain a sweeter flavor as a result.
- It is a powerful antioxidant, helping to prevent cataracts, immune disorders and even some types of cancer.
Rich in fiber
Because of its pectin fiber content, the sweet potato prevents insulin from spiking uncontrollably and keeps you satiated for longer. Thus avoiding hyperglycemia.
For its high content of Vitamin A, C (hence its orange color) and B9, perfect for the protection of your immune system.
The sweet potato is a super nutritious food that provides you with vitamins and essential amino acids and is ideal if your goal is to lose weight.
It helps you take care of your skin and keep it hydrated. The sweet potato is good for your eyesight, is very important for the formation of bones and cartilage, and is a great anti-inflammatory.