Superfood Tip: 5 Sweet Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are extremely popular during the holiday season- and for good reason. This nutritious vegetable is both delicious and healthy and can be cooked in a number of different ways. They make a great side dish for Christmas dinner and can be roasted, sautéed or baked. Sweet potato pies are also a favourite during Thanksgiving. Because they are cheap and loaded with nutrients, sweet potatoes are being hailed as the next superfood. Here are 5 health benefits that make sweet potatoes so amazing:

5. They are rich in fibre


Sweet potatoes have plenty of fibre, which makes them the perfect food if you are on a diet. The high fibre content makes you feel full quickly, preventing you from eating too much. Also, fibre helps the digestive system work properly, so your meals should contain some fibre and the easiest way to do that would be to include sweet potatoes in your diet.