Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes can easily be found in many fitness magazines or diet plans. The reason is that carbohydrates are necessary for energy but are not always available in the best forms. Sweet potatoes offer energy and other benefits while being very delicious.

Sweet potatoes have plenty of vitamin A which acts as an anti-oxidant that is known to help with cancer prevention. What’s more, it repairs cell damage caused by excessive UV exposure. They are also packed with minerals such as magnesium and iron. Magnesium is believed to help in relaxation and acts as a stress buster for the skin.


Aside from vitamins A & C, they also contain vitamin E, which is known to be beneficial for the health of the skin and is considered a beauty food as it aids with complexion and moisture. Some beauty experts even grab the sweet potato itself and use it as a paste or its water for beauty maintenance!


All in all, sweet potatoes in moderation and in the right type of diets can be a great aid in help children eat healthier foods. Unlike normal potatoes, they don’t have to be slathered in butter or cream or stacked with bacon. They are delicious as they are and can satiate a sweet tooth without having to resort to processed and sugary foods.