Published On: Mon, Feb 5th, 2018

Sweet potato improves digestion, treats inflammation


Sweet potato is a common root vegetable available in the country. It is one of the delicious dishes found in the South Indian cuisine.  

It is cultivated across the country. Tens of thousands of famers depend on this vegetable for their livelihood.

Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Kerala are the prime sweet potato production states.

There are many nutritious benefits for this vegetable. It is a rich source of several vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin C, Vitamin B, phosphorus, iron, magnesium and zinc. It is also a rich source of fiber.

Sweet potato improves digestion, treats inflammation, boosts immunity, treats ulcer, cancer, asthma, bronchitis and arthritis pain, stabilizes diabetes, prevents dehydration, and aids weight gain.   

People suffering from kidney stones are advised to avoid this root vegetable as this vegetable is found to be harmful to those patients with that disease.

It is a sweet dish. Try this dish at least once.  


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Sweet potato improves digestion, treats inflammation