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MJMCM, RN, MANc  

Must know health benefits of sweet potatoes and easy recipes to try!

This food post will tackle about the health benefits that we can derive from eating sweet potatoes! Also included in this post, simple recipes that you can prepare at the comfort of your own home.

Health benefits of sweet potatoes.

Sweet potatoes are root vegetables that have a starchy, and sweet tasting flavor, specially when cooked or baked. The young leaves and soft shoots of sweet potatoes serves as green leafy vegetable. Sweet potatoes come from different varieties, sizes, and colors.

Health benefits of sweet potatoes

According to our health food source:

  • Good sources of vitamins and minerals.
  • Rich in fiber that promotes gut health, and improves digestion.
  • Rich in antioxidants that serves as a protection of the body from free radicals. It may help in lowering the risk of developing cancer related diseases.
  • Rich in beta-carotene, which helps in achieving eye health and good immune system.
  • May help in brain functioning.
  • Also helps in achieving a healthy skin and hair.

Note: Excessive consumption of food is not good to our health and can bring a negative result or bad effects in our body. Always eat the right kind and the right amount of food.

Disclaimer: This post is intended for educational purposes only! It isn’t meant to constitute medical advice of any kind, if you require advice you should consult an appropriate professional.

Here are the recipes that you can do with sweet potatoes:

Ingredients:
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups mashed boiled sweet potatoes
1 tsp baking powder
2 whisked eggs
1/2 cup condensed milk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
Ingredients:
1 cup all-purpose flour
3 medium-sized sweet potatoes
1/8 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup condensed milk
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 whisked egg
1/4 cup honey
Ingredients:
4 pieces purple sweet potatoes
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 cups coconut milk
1/2 cup condensed milk
1/4 cup cornstarch (dissolved in a 1/8 cup of water)
2 tbsp margarine
1 whisked egg
Ingredients:
4 pieces sweet potatoes
1/2 cup brown sugar
Vegetable oil
Ingredients
2 cup glutinous rice (sticky rice)
2 medium-sized sweet potatoes (sliced into small cubes)
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
2 cups pure coconut milk
5 cups water
1/2 condensed milk
1/4 sugar
Grated cheese
Ingredients:
3 medium-sized sweet potatoes (wash properly, peel, and cut into sticks)
1/4 cup condensed milk
2 tsp brown sugar

2 thoughts on “Must know health benefits of sweet potatoes and easy recipes to try!

  1. Roy Lando

    Sarap naman neto

    1. MJMCM, RN

      Thank you! ☺️

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