Should we eat it? Should we avoid it? According to experts, the Sweet Potato is nutritionally powerful and should be in every woman's nutritional arsenal. Even Dr. Oz has recommended it as a Super Food!
Although the sweet potato is higher in sugar than your traditional baking potato, it has so many benefits. Along with being very low in calories (approximately 110 calories for a small potato) there are many other great reasons to add the Sweet Potato to your diet:
- No cholesterol
- Low in sodium
- High in dietary fiber
- High in manganese
- High in potassium
- Very high in vitamin A
- High in vitamin B6
- Very high in vitamin C
The Sweet Potato is not just for the holidays. The antioxidants and betacarotene in the Sweet Potato make it a great addition to your diet anytime. Remember, antioxidants and anti-aging go hand in hand! So, grab a Sweet Potato for your eyes, skin, and overall health and beauty!
*Disclaimer: This post does not constitute medical or professional healthcare advice. Always check with your health care provider for diet, medical, and health advice.