Don’t let their sweet nature fool you! Sweetpotatoes’ nutrition is off the charts, making sweetpotatoes a wholesome option for children, adults, diabetics and anyone interested in improving their health.
Today, sweetpotatoes are used in cuisines all over the world as a satisfying and versatile vegetable with a well-earned reputation for nutrition. Many are surprised to find that the calories in sweetpotatoes are surprisingly low. A medium sweetpotato is about 100 calories when baked in the skin, making sweetpotatoes an ideal food for weight management.
Sweetpotatoes carbs may have a bad rep, but these taters are made of complex carbohydrates (a.k.a. energy) which are released at a steady pace for a constant source of vitality (source).