Potatoes & Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes – Excellent source of vitamin C, and vitamin A, also a good source of potassium.

Potatoes – They are one of the finest sources of starch, vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber. 100g provides just 70 calories, they contain very little fat, and no cholesterol. It’s rich in fiber content which helps protect from colon polyps and cancer. It has vitamin C, iron, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, and potassium. Quercetin present in potatoes have anti-cancer and cardio-protective properties. The fiber content aids in slow digestion starch and absorption of simple sugars, it thus helps keep blood sugars within the normal range and avoid wide fluctuations. Potatoes are considered a reliable source for carbohydrates, even in diabetics.


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