Asides the fact that sweet potatoes are cheap and affordable, they have other health benefits…

Sweet Potatoes are rich in Vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 helps reduce the chemical homocysteine in our bodies. Homocysteine has been linked with degenerative diseases, including heart attacks.

 

 

 

 

 

They are also a good source of Vitamin C.  Asides the fact that vitamin C is important to help ward off cold and flu viruses, it also plays an important role in bone and tooth formation, digestion, and blood cell formation. It also helps accelerate wound healing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

They also contain iron and support a healthy immune system.

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