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Sweetpotato Nutrition

Don’t let their sweet nature fool you! Sweetpotatoes’ nutrition is off the charts, making sweetpotatoes a wholesome option for children, adults, diabetics and anyone interested in improving their health.

Today, sweetpotatoes are used in cuisines all over the world as a satisfying and versatile vegetable with a well-earned reputation for nutrition. Many are surprised to find that the calories in sweetpotatoes are surprisingly low. A medium sweetpotato is about 100 calories when baked in the skin, making sweetpotatoes an ideal food for weight management.

Sweetpotatoes carbs may have a bad rep, but these taters are made of complex carbohydrates (a.k.a. energy) which are released at a steady pace for a constant source of vitality (source).

1 https://www.everydayhealth.com/type-2-diabetes/diet/top-health-benefits-sweet-potatoes-diabetics/

2 https://www.livescience.com/46016-sweet-potato-nutrition.html