Seriously versatile, they are great roasted, mashed, steamed, fried or even juiced! Sweet potatoes are also one of the most nutritious vegetables you can eat.
Of particular note, they are a fantastic source of the following:
Vitamin C - Sweet potatoes are particularly high in this, with just one potato containing 70% of the recommended daily intake. It helps to protect your cells, boost your immune system, keep healthy teeth, gums and nervous system and will also enable your body to absorb iron.
Thiamin - A B Vitamin that is essential to the nervous system
Potassium - Helps keep blood pressure in check, normal clotting and functioning of the musculoskeletal system
Manganese - Essential for bone health and preventing cellular oxidative stress