You most likely heard of the sweet potato, but let’s talk a little bit about the Japanese sweet potato. Japanese sweet potatoes are a rich source of a variety of vitamins essential for ideal health. They include essential vitamins A, C, E and B-6. Japanese sweet potatoes are also a great source of anti-oxidants that protect your body from free radicals, which can cause a wide range of illnesses and chronic diseases.
One thing Japanese sweet potato are packed with are resistant starches. These wonderful characteristics of carbs resist digestion and thus are absorbed more slowly. The slower digestion helps you feel full longer while helping you lose weight!
Now that you know why they should be in your diet, your next question is: how will I incorporate them in my day? Here is a simple and easy Roasted Japanese Sweet Potatoes recipe to satiate your hunger!
By; Gitty Davidson
- Japanese Sweet Potatoes
- Dried Basil
- Fresh Ground Peppercorns
- Sea Salt
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil