Friday, September 17, 2010

After reading about how many vitamins and nutritions are in sweet potatoes, I went out and bought some!

I made Sweet potato casserole. Next will be baked sweet potato wedges with honey mustard sauce :)

Sweet Potato Nutrition Facts

(for one medium size sweet potato)
Calories 130
Fat 0.39 g
Protein 2.15 g
Net Carbs 31.56 g
Dietary Fiber 3.9 g
Calcium 28.6 mg
Sodium 16.9 mg
Potassium 265.2 mg
Folate 18.2 mcg
Vitamin C 29.51 mg
Vitamin A 26081.9 IU
Source: US Department of Agriculture

AS you can see there is a lot of Vitamin A in a sweet potato. Vitamin A helps with our eye sight, bones, teeth, skin, hair ... etc.

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