The unsung super vegetable!
Sweet Potatoes are packed with nutrients and a good source vitamins A and C, a source of vitamin B6 and dietary fibre.
Vitamins A, C and B6 help contribute to a healthy immune system. Vitamins A and C also help to maintain healthy skin.
Sweet Potatoes are also a source of pantothenic acid which helps contribute to a healthy brain and nervous system.
Sweet Potatoes make a great carbohydrate option to any meal. Easy to prepare, satisfying and importantly versatile. Try them roasted, baked, steamed or blended into a soup. Check out our recipes for inspiration.
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|Nutrition Information||Serving size: 75 g|
|Quantity per Serving||5 Daily intake per serve||Quantity per 100 g|
|Energy||223 kJ||3%||297 kJ|
|Protein||1.4 g||3%||1.9 g|
|Fat, total||0.1 g||0%||0.1 g|
|- saturated||0 g||0%||0.0 g|
|Carbohydrate||10.6 g||3%||1.41 g|
|- sugars||4.2 g||5%||5.6 g|
|Dietary fibre, total||2.3 g||8%||3 g|
|Sodium||8 mg||0%||10 mg|
|Pantothenic acid||0.6 mg||12% ESADDI||0.8 mg|
|Vitamin A (from carotenoids)||847 µg RE||113% RDI||1129 µg RE|
|Vitamin B6||0.16 mg||10% RDI||0.21 mg|
|Vitamin C||23 mg||58% RDI||31 mg|
% Daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ. Your daily intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs.
RDI = Recommended Dietary Intake; ESADDI = Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intake.
Reference: Information based on standards information prepared by veggycation.com.au. Nutrition Information Panel based on orange flesh, peeled and raw sweet potato.