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Sweet Potatoes: A complete guide

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Sweet potatoes are one of those foods I genuinely don't think I could live without.

Filling, always tasty, and super versatile, they are also nutritional powerhouses in their own right. All the more reason to include more in your diet today!

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Health benefits
Rich source of vitamin A for proper skin and immune well-being and function.
Rich source of vitamin C keeping cells healthy and supported.
Good source of fibre to increase feelings of satiety and encourage digestion.
Source of potassium which supports good heart health and nervous system functioning.
Anti-inflammatory properties due to the presence of anthocyanin and other colour-related pigments.
Counts towards one of your five a day, unlike regular potatoes.

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How to enjoy
Roughly chopped and roasted for healthy wedges.
Boiled and mashed for a tasty vegetable mash.
Added to curries or soups for bulk and nutrition.
Simply baked and topped with beans, chickpeas, veggies - anything your heart desires!
Sliced or mashed as a topping for pies or bakes.
Pureed and used in desserts or sweet baked goods.

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