Health Benefits of Sweet Potato
Health Benefits of Sweet Potato

Why Sweet Potato?

Did you know that the sweet potato is not related to a potato? Both originated from Central and South America, and were brought back to

Europe via Spain by Christopher Columbus in the late 15th century. The sweet potato belongs to the morning glory family, while the potato belongs to the nightshade family.

Is Sweet Potato an antioxidant?

Both are a great source of fibre as well as vitamins and minerals, with one of the major sweet potato benefits being its high content of the antioxidant called beta-carotene which converts to vitamin A when eaten.

What are the heath benefits of sweet potato?

The impressive line up of nutrients in sweet potatoes means that a quantity of the delicious root vegetable could have a whole load of health benefits such as helping to reduce the risk of cancer, promoting a healthy digestive system and improving blood sugar regulation in type 2 diabetes.

Sweet potatoes also contain a specific group of antioxidants called anthocyanins which are thought to improve the health of your eyes.

Which Chilli No. 5 hot sauces contain sweet potato?

For a hint of sweet potato in our Chilli No.5 collection, check out our Louisiana BBQ sauce in our BBQ range. 

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