Monday, January 23, 2017

Nutrient content in sweet potatoes

Nutrient content in sweet potatoes or yams - Sweet potatoes are a crop that grows merambat.Tanaman tuber is used for material consumption, while young leaves used as vegetables for certain areas in Indonesia.
In addition, the sweet potato is also used for people with certain diseases food at home sakit.Perlu known that potato tuber flour price is more expensive than wheat flour / wheat.
At first these sweet potatoes came from South America and spread to Asia aided by Indian tribes who sailed to west through the Pacific Ocean.


Nutrient content in sweet potato or yam: Value of Sweet Potato nutrient content per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 360 kJ (86 kcal)
Carbohydrates 20.1 g
Starch 12.7 g
Sugar 4.2 g
Dietary fiber 3.0 g
Fat 0.1 g
Protein 1.6 g
Vitamin A equiv. 709 mg (79%)
- Beta-carotene is 8509 mg (79%)
- Lutein and zeaxanthin 0 mg
Thiamine (Vit. B1) 0.1 mg (8%)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2) 0.1 mg (7%)
Niacin (Vit. B3) 0.61 mg (4%)
Pantothenic acid (B5) 0.8 mg (16%)
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg (15%)
Folate (Vit. B9) 11 mg (3%)
Vitamin C 2.4 mg (4%)
Calcium 30.0 mg (3%)
Iron 0.6 mg (5%)
Magnesium 25.0 mg (7%)
Phosphorus 47.0 mg (7%)
Potassium 337 mg (7%)
Sodium 55 mg (2%)
Zinc 0.3 mg (3%)
Source: USDA Nutrient Database

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