According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, sweet potatoes are free of fat and cholesterol.
They're also low in sodium, have a good source of fiber and are high in vitamin A and vitamin C.
- Sweet potatoes have a high concentration of carotenoids. Carotenoids, including the vitamin A precursor beta carotene, have been found to protect against carcinogens and preserve
- Sweet potatoes are a good source of vitamin A, which helps to keep eyes and skin healthy.
- Sweet potatoes are a good source of vitamin C, which can help fight cancer and boost the immune system.
Storage & Handling
- Storing temperature: 55° to 59° F.