1Medium boiled and peeled= 115 Calories
Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes may be one of nature’s unsurpassed sources of beta-carotene. Several recent studies have shown the superior ability of sweet potatoes to raise our blood levels of vitamin A. This benefit may be particularly true for children. Purple fleshed sweet potatoes contain important antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. When passing through our digestive tract, they may be able to lower the potential health risk posed by heavy metals and oxygen radicals.
VITAMIN A: Converted carotene becomes vitamin A and the body uses this essential nutrient to enhance it’s retinol prowess. One sweet potato contains 90% of your DV(Daily Value).
MANGANESE: A strong source of this weight controlling metabolism booster.
FIBER: 30% of your DV in a single serving.