Sweet Potato Nutrition and health benefits

What are sweet potatoes? Sweet potatoes belong to the Convolvulaceae plant family and are known by the scientific name Ipomoea batatas. The sweet potato is one of the oldest known root vegetables and has been cultivated for 1000s of years, and with good reason! Science has shown that the edible roots of the sweet potato are exceptionally rich in nutrients that can help us stay healthy and ward off disease. Although they may share the same common name, the sweet potato is nothing more than a distant relation of the regular potato and pound for pound, they pack a considerably heavier...

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