These vegetables are packed full of antioxidants and vitamins including vitamins A, D and B6 which reduces homocysteine levels in the body, helping to prevent degenerative diseases caused by an imbalance of toxins.
They also contain vitamin C, supporting your support immune system, bones and teeth, digestion and blood cell formation! Additionally, these potatoes can enhance wound healing and improve appearance of skin by increasing collagen production!
Sweet potatoes are known for their iron levels which:
- Promote red and white blood cell production
- Reduce stress (as well as containing magnesium which helps us to relax!)
- Aid immune system function
- Enhance metabolisation of protein
They are a great source of carbohydrate, producing slow release energy for busy days! They even contain potassium which promotes heart and kidney function.
Anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties have been associated with sweet potatoes, contributing to healthy wound healing; Fibrinogen is one of the key glycoproteins in the body that is required for successful blood clotting, another substance found in this super veg!