Sweet potato is a herbaceous perennial vine, with alternately heart-shaped or propeller-lobed leaves, and flowers of corolla and medium size. The edible tuberous roots are elongated and tapered, with a smooth skin that ranges in color from red, purple, brown or white. The flesh layer is white, yellow, orange or purple
Sweet potatoes have remarkable nutritional value because in 100g sweet potatoes include: Glucid about 28.5g, protein about 0.8g, lipid about 0.2g, fiber about 1.3g, vitamins: A, vitamin C, vitamin B2 ... , minerals including potassium, manganese, copper, niacin, ..
Improves hair and skin: This root is rich in vitamins A, C and E that are good for hair and skin.
Aids in digestion: Sweet potatoes help improve digestive issues and gut health due to their high fiber content. Consuming sweet potatoes can increase the amount of fiber needed by the body for normal digestion. This root is also very helpful in preventing constipation.
Regulates blood pressure: Because it is rich in potassium and magnesium, consuming sweet potatoes can help control blood pressure effectively. Higher amounts of potassium are absorbed by the body leading to lower blood pressure. This helps reduce the risk of coronary heart problems or stroke. In addition, magnesium is a mineral that has the effect of reducing blood pressure, thus helping to prevent high blood pressure effectively.
Increase fertility: Thanks to the high amount of vitamin A, sweet potato becomes one of the best vegetables for women of childbearing age because it helps to enhance fertility. Vitamin A plays a key role in improving reproductive performance and a deficiency of this vitamin can lead to secondary infertility in women. In addition, sweet potatoes also contain iron, a mineral that is very good in promoting fertility.
Improve eyesight: Vitamin A present in sweet potatoes helps improve eyesight. This vitamin is not only important in the formation of various pigments responsible for the absorption of light by the eye, but also in maintaining the proper structure of the retina.
Memory Booster: Sweet potatoes contain anthocyanins, a substance with strong antioxidant properties. Therefore, eating sweet potatoes can be highly effective in enhancing memory.
Prevent vitamin A deficiency: Because of its high beta carotene content, sweet potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin A for the body. After we eat sweet potatoes, beta carotene contained in potatoes will be converted into vitamin A by the liver, each beta carotene molecule produces two molecules of vitamin A.
Diabetes Management: The consumption of sweet potatoes helps to minimize the occurrence of insulin resistance. These root vegetables have a low glycemic index, which means they release sugar into the bloodstream very slowly, compared to other starchy foods. This steady release helps control one's blood sugar levels. Therefore, sweet potatoes can be used to regulate blood sugar in patients with diabetes mellitus (diabetes). In addition, this root contains magnesium and high fiber content which is important in the management and prevention of diabetes.
Reduce Stress Levels: Sweet potatoes are high in magnesium, an important mineral for the body to function properly. In addition, magnesium also has a great use of helping to reduce anxiety and stress.
Promotes anti-inflammatory activity: Not only do they contain a good amount of vitamins that have excellent anti-inflammatory properties, but sweet potatoes also have a high concentration of choline. Choline is an amazing nutrient. One of the best benefits of choline is that it reduces the body's inflammatory response which leads to less inflammation. In addition, sweet potatoes also contain anthocyanins, which are important for preventing and reducing inflammation in colon cancer cells, and reducing cell proliferation in some cancer cells.
Prevent, protect and treat cancer: Purple sweet potato is especially effective in fighting cancer. The components present in purple sweet potatoes can inhibit the growth of specific cancers such as stomach cancer, breast cancer and colon cancer. The high anthocyanin concentration in purple sweet potato is the reason why this tuber is useful in anticancer activity in breast cancer and stomach cancer. Sweet potato extract can kill prostate cancer cells, ensuring that cancer does not spread or grow to any other part of the prostate gland.
Helps protect sores: Ulcers occur when inflamed tissue sloughs off and can be very painful. Sweet potato extract is good for protecting gastrointestinal tissues from ulcers caused by taking aspirin. Therefore, sweet potatoes can be used in the management and treatment of peptic ulcers.
Reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases: Sweet potato extracts contain high levels of polyphenols, which will prevent oxidation, helping to reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. This root vegetable also contains soluble fiber that is strongly linked to a reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases. Therefore, anthocyanins, fiber, polyphenols ... in sweet potatoes are very useful in fighting cardiovascular diseases.
Contains antibacterial properties: The extracts from these potatoes contain antibacterial properties against bacteria that cause typhoid and pneumonia. The fiber content in sweet potatoes can help reduce the growth of bacteria in the food. This is why sweet potatoes are used in the prevention and treatment of various infections and diseases.
Selecting and receiving raw materials – Soaking 1 – Peeling – Soaking 2 – Shape cutting – Freezing – Weighing – PA packaging – Metal detection – Carton packing – labeling – Storage -18 degrees C - Distribution.
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