Fun Fact of the Day: Sweet Tates!

SWEET-POTATOES

Fun fact of the day:

Sweet Potatoes are extremely healthy for you. They contain the following daily nutrients (1 C; 200 G):

vitamin A 214% – eye disorders, acne, infections, wounds
vitamin C 52% – eye disorders, cancer, scurvy, cold, infection, stress
manganese 50% – connective tissue, bones, blood clotting, sex hormones
copper 36% – arthritis, wounds, red blood cell increase, reduced cholesterol
pantothenic acid (B5) 35% – asthma, hair loss, allergies, stress, heart problems
vitamin B6 34% – diabetes, piles, convulsions, morning sickness, stress
biotin (B7) 29% – skin disorders, metabolism, hair health
potassium 27% – stroke, blood pressure, heart & kidney disorders, anxiety, stress, muscle strength, metabolism, water balance
fiber 26% – bowel movements, cholesterol, blood sure levels, healthy weight
vitamin B3 19% – weakness, indigestion, skin disorders, migraine
vitamin B1 18% – beriberi, heart diseases, indigestion
vitamin B2 16% – cataracts, skin disorders, anemia, immune
phosphorus 15% – bone strength, urination, metabolism, energy levels, dental health, cognitive function
 
You can easily make sweet potato fries. Here is how:
Preheat oven to 425F or 450F. Clean outside of potato. Cut long ways. Mix with olive oil, black pepper, salt, and paprika. Cook 22 minutes. Take out, flip over. Cook another 22 minutes. Viola!
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