It’s a starchy, sweet tasting root vegetable! They have thin brown skin on the outside, and an orange color on the inside. You can eat them whole or peeled. Here are some reasons why you should add sweet potatoes into your diet...
Sweet Potatoes may help maintain healthy blood pressure
It’s high in fiber and potassium
One medium baked sweet potato with the skin is only 103 calories
Fastest way to prepare is in the microwave
Decreases the risk of diabetes, obesity, and heart disease
Because of its high fiber content, it promotes regularity for a healthy digestive tract
Offers an immunity boost from being high in nutrients like Vitamin C and beta-carotene