Center for Life / Shan Tinghui Report
Sweet potatoes are not only tasty, but also rich in dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals. They were once rated by the World Health Organization as the Top 10 Vegetables. In addition, the health concept of modern people is evolving and sweet potatoes are being used instead of rice or as breakfast. It’s a trend, but there are many benefits to eating sweet potatoes, but if you use it incorrectly, you can do nothing.
Health Sweet potatoes were once named by the World Health Organization at the top of the “Top 10 Vegetables” list. (Illustration / Pixabe)
Yellow, red and purple sweet potatoes can be found in the market. In recent years, purple sweet potatoes have become more popular due to their high anthocyanin content, which is more than 5 times higher than that of blueberries. The content is high and the darker the color the higher the carotene content is not lost even to the carrots. The β-carotene in carotenoids can be converted into vitamin A, which can protect the eyes, prevent heart disease and fight cancer; Yellow sweet potatoes yellow also comes from carotene, but the content is not as good as red sweet potatoes.
Sweet potatoes help prevent cancer .It’s known as a “long-lasting food” and is a breakfast choice for many. If it is “boiled”, the water soluble nutrients are easy to lose, and “frying” can produce carcinogens. However, “boiled sweet potatoes” are the best method.
Sweet potatoes can retain nutrients in the “boiled” way. (Systematic / data photo)
In addition, the Millennium Love Foundation noted that sweet potatoes are the most nutritious food to “eat with the skin.” It is a pity to remove the dietary fiber of sweet potatoes as it is mostly on the skin, but it is a pity to wash the skin before eating. The required procedure is to prepare a pot of water and soak it for 1 minute. Remember not to add vinegar or baking soda to the water. After removing the dirt attached to the sweet potatoes, brush it lightly with a soft brush or toothbrush.