What you need to know about sweet potatoes.
1- They are starchy root vegetables, and though they have a higher carb content than non-starchy vegetables, they also provide more energy which makes them an excellent fuel source.
2- They are rich in vitamin C and vitamin B6, which are important for the brain and nervous system. They are also a good source of potassium and magnesium, which help improve heart health.
3- An average sweet potato has about 4 grams of plant-based fiber.