SuperFood: Orange Sweet Potatoes

Orange sweet potatoes have tremendous nutritional benefits: Extremely high in fiber – twice the fiber of white potatoes High in vitamins B6, C, and E High in manganese Most of all, orange sweet potatoes are high in beta-carotene, which the body converts to vitamin A. While vitamin A deficiency is uncommon in developed nations, it is common in the developing world. More than 200 million people worldwide have vitamin A deficiency. Children, in particular, suffer the effects of vitamin A deficiency in the form of blindness and a compromised immune system. Here is one way researchers are tackling the problem of vitamin A deficiency…with sweet potatoe