How to make some of your favorite foods healthier with sweet potato
Sweet potato was ranked the healthiest vegetable in the world by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI).
It is high in dietary fiber, naturally occurring sugars, and complex carbohydrates, and full of protein, vitamin A and C, iron, and calcium.
Among all root vegetables, sweet potatoes also offer the lowest glycemic index rating, meaning that it causes a slow rise in blood sugar, making you feel fuller, longer, as it digests slowly.The best part? It tastes great, and can be used as a substitute for almost any dish - from pancakes to toast.
Read on for sweet potato recipes that will make your favorite foods healthier.