New In HyperMart – Week 38: Sweet Potato

New In HyperMart – Week 38: Sweet Potato

Imported from USA, Sweet Potatoes are new in our HyperMarket this week!
At only $2.80, a 700g bag full of sweet potatoes, you get to enjoy extra goodness.
Steal this deal now! Don’t miss out and regret!

Sweet Potatoes are well known to be rich in fiber, low in calories and a powerful antioxidant. In comparison to white potato, they have fewer calories! It is so good that you can even eat it on it’s own. They are good for soups, desserts and as well as side dishes. A raw sweet potato contains water (77%), carbohydrate (20.1%), protein (1.6%), fiber (3%) and almost no fat.

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Benefits of Sweet Potato

Rich in Vitamins

Vitamins are always important to everyone. Especially Vitamin B6, C, D that are richly found in Sweet Potatoes!

Vitamin B6 assist in reducing the chemical homocysteine in our bodies. The chemical is linked with negative diseases, including heart attacks. Vitamin B is essential for cardiovascular, digestive, immune, muscular, and nervous system function. The vitamin B6 is required for proper brain development and function.

Vitamin C is popular to help fight off cold and flu viruses. As well as bone and tooth formation, digestion and blood cell formation. That helps speed up healing when wounded. In addition, it slows down skin aging too!

Vitamin D is essential for regulating the intake of calcium and phosphorous. Assisting the progress of normal immune system function. Getting plentiful load of vitamin D is crucial for normal growth and development of bones and teeth, as well as enriched resistance against certain diseases.

Source of Potassium

Potassium is one of the important electrolytes that help regulate heartbeat and nerve signals. Potassium’s top responsibility include regulating fluid balance and controlling the electrical activity of the heart and other muscles. Potassium is an electrolyte that helps neutralise the effects of sodium, helping to maintain a healthy blood pressure to uphold.

 

(Image credits http://www.livescience.com/46016-sweet-potato-nutrition.html)

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