Monday, February 14, 2011

Sweet Potatoes!!!

It's anti-oxidant powered beta-carotenes, heart-protecting vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), vitamin C, potassium, iron, and maganese makes this golden sweet potato a good choice when stocking up the pantry.

According to Chinese Medicine, sweet potatoes is neutral to warming-so, during these winter days, it's a fantastic addition. Plus, they stimulate the spleen to do its work, converting nutrients, phlegm into usable energy, chi (life force), and blood.

Whether they're steamed, boiled, baked, in a soup, on a dish, in cubes, in strips, be suuure to add some fat (oil, butter) so that the carotenes can easily convert into vitamin A.

Sweet potatoes ain't foolin' around.

G-d bless!!!

Check it out:
Whfoods: sweet potatoes

Nourishing Traditions, Sally Fallon

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