When asked about healthy carb options one suggestion will always be sweet potatoes. They are a sweet and starchy root vegetable and are grown worldwide. You can find them in a variety of sizes and colors (including orange, white and purple). They are also rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber. The nutritional breakdown of a medium baked sweet potato is 103 calories, 0 grams of fat, 24 grams of carbs (4 grams fiber 7 grams of sugar) and 2.3 grams of protein.
Sweet potatoes also carry numerous health benefits, which include their ability to help you loose weight, boost immunity, aid in digestion, treat asthma and bronchitis and control diabetes. They also help in treating arthritis and stomach ulcers. One surprising benefit is that they also reduce sugar addictions!
So when you are looking for healthy carb options try adding sweet potatoes to your diet or use them in your favorite recipes. They taste great while helping you improve your health!