Monday, February 14, 2011
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.
Check it out:
Whfoods: sweet potatoes
Nourishing Traditions, Sally Fallon