Orange sweet potatoes are high in beta-carotenes, which the body converts to vitamin A.
Sweet potatoes are rich in soluble and insoluble fibre, especially when cooked and with the skin, so they form faecal clumps and stimulate bowel movements, combating constipation.
Sweet potatoes are high in beta-carotene, which promotes eye health.
Sweet potatoes are high in fibre, which is good for digestion and may lower cholesterol.
Sweet potatoes can fit into carnivorous, paleo, vegetarian, and vegan diets.
Including sweet potatoes in the diet weekly may be healthy. They help meet the RDA of many nutrients.