8 reasons to love sweet potatoes

The first time that I tried sweet potatoes was in Dublin. And after the first time I felt in love. I use sweet potatoes to make french fries, a curry or simple as a side dish. Sweet potatoes are not only delicious but also very healthy. These 8 reasons will make you love sweet potatoes:

High in vitamin B6
Vitamin B6 helps reduce the chemical homocysteine in your body. Homocysteine has been linked with degenerative diseases, including the prevention of heart attacks.

A good sources for vitamin C
Vitamin C helps you getting better during a flu or a cold. And Vitamin C helps you cleaning your body and gives you a beautiful skin. It also helps wound healing.

Sweet potatoes contain vitamin D
Vitamin D has a lot of benefits; it gives you energy and a good mood. But Vitamin D also helps keeping your bones, heart, nerves, skin and teeth healthy.

High in iron
Iron helps the white blood cell production and resistance to stress. A lot of people are low in iron. Sweet potatoes are great food for a iron boost.

Sweet potatoes is a source of magnesium
Magnesium helps you to relax and is a anti-stress mineral. Magnesium helps you during a busy period. When you are low in magnesium you will feel stressed and you will find it difficult relax and sleep.

Sweet potatoes have a natural sweet tasting
Sweet potatoes got their name for a reason, they taste sweet. Their natural sugars are slowly released into the bloodstream and help you to ensure a balanced and regular sources of energy, without blood sugar spikes.

You can eat them in all different ways
You can eat sweet potatoes in every way you can imagine. You can bake, roast, steam, cook or grill them. You can make soup of the potatoes or add them to a salad. I prefer the french fries but any other version I love as well.

What do you make with sweet potatoes?

With love, from Dublin..