Sweet potatoes
Sweet potatoes
Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes may be one of nature's unsurpassed sources of beta-carotene. Several recent studies have shown the superior ability of sweet potatoes to raise our blood levels of vitamin A. This benefit may be particularly true for children. In several studies from Africa, sweet potatoes were found to contain between 100-1,600 micrograms (RAE) of vitamin A in every 3.5 ounces—enough, on average, to meet 35% of all vitamin A needs, and in many cases enough to meet over 90% of vitamin A needs (f... đọc thêm
Sweetpotato processing
Sweetpotato processing
Sweetpotato is mainly consumed as fresh boiled roots. However, in some parts of East Africa sweetpotato is traditionally processed into dried chips and/or flour to preserve the roots for household food security and to a lesser extent for sale in rural markets.... đọc thêm
Japanese Sweet Potato Nutrition
Japanese Sweet Potato Nutrition
The Japanese sweet potato is a red- or purple-skinned, yellow-white fleshed potato that belongs to the Ipomea batata botanical family. According to Herbal Extracts Plus, the Japanese sweet potato is similar to American yams, but tastes sweeter.... đọc thêm