Carolyn Bell, RDN – Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Market Basket is home to some of the most delicious sweet potatoes you will find. Sweet potatoes are high in nutrition and low in calories; only 114 calories per one cup of cooked sweet potatoes. Check out these nutrition facts: 1 cup of sweet potato contains only 26 grams of carbohydrate, 2 grams of protein, 0 grams of fat, 4 grams of fiber, and more than an entire day’s need of vitamin A. This makes sweet potatoes a power vegetable when it comes to health! Vitamin A is an antioxidant linked to anti-aging benefits, cancer prevention, and contributes to good eyesight. Keep your eyes keen while shopping the produce aisle at Market Basket. Look for sweet potatoes; fresh and deliciously grown for your enjoyment.