You certainly ate sweet potatoes at some point in your life, haven't you? Do you know the benefits it offers to our health?
Sweet potato is a tuber that offers energy to the body, thanks to its high levels of carbs. It is also rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals, which ensures many health benefits… if you want to learn more about it, click on the card to watch a video where we talk more about sweet potatoes.
In today's video, you will learn about the benefits of the leaves of a sweet potato.
According to a study developed at the University of Louisiana, sweet potatoes' leaves are rich in vitamins, especially K and A, and minerals, besides helping keep the immune system working perfectly. Isn't it amazing?
Also, these leaves have vitamin C, and the more ripe ones have more vitamin B2, also known as riboflavin, than the potato itself. Can you believe that?
0:00 Benefits of sweet potato leaves
0:59 Improves immunity
1:12 Controls glycemia
1:25 Strengthens the bones
1:41 Protects the heart
1:55 Boosts the metabolism
2:07 How to Consume Sweet Potato Leaves
2:29 Sweet Potato Leaves Tea Recipe
But how do we eat sweet potato leaves to get all these benefits?
They can be stir-fried, added to soups, omelets, juices, or even as a side dish for pasta.
Next time you go to the market, ask around how you can get some sweet potato leaves.
Oh, did you know you can also make tea with these leaves?
Making this tea is easy! Watch the video to learn how!
Tell us, did you already know these benefits?
If you have used sweet potato leaves before, share your experience with us.
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