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A line of wonders that contained in sweet potatoes for our health

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News24xx.com -  This plant is often processed into foodstuffs, feed ingredients, and for industrial raw materials. Because the nutrients that contain in this plant, not only lie in the fruit, but also on the leaves.


In the fruit, in addition to meet the essential nutritional that needs for our body, is also able to protect our body and cure some diseases.


This fruit is known as sweet potato.


Here are some benefits from consuming of sweet potatoes, as quoted from organicfacts.net :


1. Decrease the risk of diabetes
Fiber in these plants can help to lower the risk of diabetes, because it regulates the release of insulin and glucose in our body. If you have diabetes, the fiber-rich foods like this, can help to prevent the spikes and drastic reductions in sugar.


2. Maintain the digestive tract health
The level of dietary fiber is high in sweet potatoes. For one portion of sweet potatoes is containing about 27 percent of daily fiber requirement. And this is makes sweet potatoes play an important role to supporting the health of the digestive tract.


3. To fulfill the needs of vitamins and minerals
Sweet potatoes are rich in organic compounds, minerals, and vitamins, which are important for human health. This plant contains with a large amount of carbohydrates, as well as vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin B6, and folate.


4. To boost the immune system
One portion of sweet potatoes is contain with vitamin A, vitamin C, and various other phenolic antioxidants. Thus, these plants can boost the immune system, and help to ward off from free radicals.


5. To boost immunity
The content of vitamin C in sweet potatoes can to stimulate the immune system to create disease defenses.

In addition, vitamin C in sweet potatoes also act as an antioxidant that also reduces the risk of heart disease and cancer.


But although, sweet potatoes provide a series of benefits for health, sweet potatoes also contain with very high calories.

Every 100 grams of sweet potato it's contains about 112 calories.

So for those of you who are in weight loss program, is not allowed to consume sweet potato.

 

 

 

 

 

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