Sweet potato effectiveness as a representative snack



  Sweet potatoes, which are loved by the whole nation as a national snack, are in the harvest season in September.


    Sweet potatoes, which used to be eaten in warm rooms in winter, are loved by both men and women of all ages. This year's long rainy season has led to poor harvests compared to previous years, according to the sad news of farmers. Seeing that various snacks using sweet potatoes are being developed, they are consistently loved so far for their delicious and nutritious taste.
    If it is grown early, harvests are carried out between the beginning of July and the end of August, usually before frost falls from late September to late October. Let's find out about the effects of sweet potatoes that are easily found in markets and supermarkets these days.
 Sweet potatoes account for 68.5% of water. The reason why potatoes are called old-fashioned crops is because they are high in carbohydrates. It is popular as a diet food because it has a stronger sweetness and higher calories than potatoes, but has a lower blood sugar index (GI).
 Sweet potatoes, loved as well-being food, contain 113 mg of beta-carotene per 100 grams. According to a study, the higher the beta-carotene level in the blood, the lower the risk of developing lung cancer.

- Sweet potatoes contain vitamin C?

We have a lot of vitamin C in fruits and vegetables. I think sweet potatoes also contain about 25 milligrams of vitamin C per 100 grams.

- To prevent constipation? Prevention of obesity?

Sweet potatoes contain insoluble dietary fiber that helps prevent constipation and obesity and water-soluble fiber that lowers cholesterol in the blood.

Potassium, which promotes excretion of sodium that increases blood pressure, is good for patients with high blood pressure. If you have kidney disease, you should limit your intake.

- How to eat sweet potatoes deliciously


The most basic way is to add water and steam it. These days, people eat roasted sweet potatoes, but baking is sweeter than steaming, and starch changes to sugar as heat is applied, so if you keep the baking temperature at around 60 degrees, you can eat the most delicious roasted sweet potatoes.

Sweet potato shells contain enzymes that break down starch, which can help digestion and reduce gas generation if eaten together. The shell is also rich in flavonoids that strengthen blood vessels and suppress cancer and aging. It doubles the taste of your favorite food by cooking various dishes such as boiled sweet potatoes, grilled sweet potatoes, fried porridge, and pizza.

- How to store sweet potatoes

 In some cases, sweet potatoes are refrigerated, thinking that they will last a long time if put in the refrigerator unconditionally, and sweet potatoes are refrigerated and the sugar changes back to starch, reducing the sweet taste.Sweet potatoes are good at 12 to 13가 at room temperature and rot as soon as the temperature changes after moving to a different place during storage.

How to store sweet potatoes is also important to eat them deliciously important.