- Posted by taichi
- On April 13, 2019
What food shall we eat for losing weight?
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Autumn is the season for harvest. It means human should eat align with whatever we harvest in the season. As a result, we are better nourished. Sweet potato is one of the harvest products in Autumn.
Sweet potatoes are rich in dietary fibre, potassium, iron and vitamin B6 and other nutrients, and low in calories. Suitable for people who want to lose weight, constipation, digestive problems, women and children. Because purple sweet potato contains more antioxidants anthocyanins and more tasty, so they are the better choices compare to white sweet potato.
Sweet potatoes and other vegetables are different, they contain more starch and certain amount of quality protein that can be absorbed by the body, therefore many women choose them as a diet food. The speciality of sweet potatoes is rich in fiber with easy dietary fiber, beneficial gastrointestinal motility, it generates smooth bowel movement, also help the stool elimination. Therefore, it can assist our body to build up or improve immune system.
Nutritional contents of sweet potato:
The sweet potato is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the family Convolvulaceae. Its large, starchy, sweet-tasting, tuberous roots are a root vegetable. The young leaves and shoots are sometimes eaten as greens.
Nutrition Facts (Amount per 100 grams)
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 0.1 g||0%|
|Saturated fat 0 g||0%|
|Polyunsaturated fat 0 g|
|Monounsaturated fat 0 g|
|Cholesterol 0 mg||0%|
|Sodium 55 mg||2%|
|Potassium 337 mg||9%|
|Total Carbohydrated 20 g||6%|
|Dietary fiber 3 g||12%|
*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Not suitable: Diabetes should under the supervision from your doctors, may suggest to eat Chinese Tara/long shaped yam/Dioscorea oppositayam 山药。