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Registered Dietitian Tool Kit

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On behalf of over 400 North Carolina sweetpotato growers, we welcome you to the premier edition of the NC Sweetpotato Tool Kit for Registered Dietitians. The tool kit is loaded with information to help you educate your customers and introduce them to new usage ideas that are part of a delicious and healthful diet.

In addition to nutrition information, reference and education materials, we have included plenty of reproducible pages for you to distribute to your customers in-store or at community events.

For more sweetpotato inspiration, visit our social media pages – we’d love to hear how you’re experimenting with your sweet spuds!

We look forward to working with you.

Sweet Regards,
Kelly McIver
Executive Director, North Carolina SweetPotato Commission

Chapters:

Sweetpotato History

From how to choose the perfect spud to how to use, this chapter will provide everything you need to become a NC sweetpotato expert.  Read More >>

Pop Quiz

Sweetpotato or Yam? Think you know the differences between yams and sweetpotatoes? Take our quiz and test your root knowledge! Read More >>

Sweetpotatoes in the Kitchen

Did you know that about 20% of young adults feel that sweetpotatoes aren’t easy to cook? Have no fear! This section shows you how to bake, grill, microwave and more! Read More >>

Health Benefits of Sweetpotatoes

Don’t let their sweet nature fool you! Sweetpotatoes’ nutritiousness is off the charts. Discover why sweetpotatoes are a wholesome option for children, adults, diabetics and anyone interested in improving their health. Read more >>

Sweetpotatoes + Diabetes

Learn why these root veggies may be a good choice even for someone on a diabetic diet, playing a role in stabilizing or lowering blood sugar. Read more >>

Sweetpotatoes + Fitness

Discover why sweetpotato’s powerful mix of nutrients can be key on your journey to health and fitness. Read more >>

Sweetpotato Recipes – RD created & approved

Our sweetpotato recipes prove these sweet spuds can transform breakfast, dessert and everything in between. Read more >>

Sweet Taters + Social Media

Want to spread the word about your favorite sweet spud? In this section, you will find designed and easy-to-download memes to share sweetpotato nutrition and fun facts with your followers on social media. Simply download the image and upload to the social media platform of your choice. Also, be sure to tag @sweet_taters and we’ll share your posts with our audiences as well. Read More >>