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Benefits of sweet potato to our health

Sweet potato is a popular root crop that many Filipinos eat. It is grown and harvested in many parts of the world especially in hot regions such as the Philippines. It has purple flowers and heart-shaped leaves.

The nutrients and chemicals available in sweet potatoes are:
*Root - is an important source of vitamins A, B, C, iron phosphorus and calcium.
*Leaf - contains anthocyanins and phenolic acids. According to the study, it has crude fat, crude fiber, carbohydrates, moisture content. It also contains vitamins A, C, minerals, zinc, potassium, sodium, manganese, calcium, magnesium and iron.

Diseases and conditions that can be treated with sweet potato:
1.)Diarrhea. The root of sweet potato is usually eaten for diarrhea or diarrhea.
2.)Squeeze. The spraying of sweet potato leaves is a great antidote for boiling.
3.) Dengue. Drinking the sweet potato leaf extract also helps to restore damaged platelets due to dengue disease.
4.) Diabetes. Eating a sweet potato leaf or sweet potato leaf is effective in helping to cure diabetes. Drinking can help feed the whole sweet potato plant.
5.) Effect of free radicals on the body. Sweet potatoes contain high levels of best carotene which is a powerful anti-oxidant that is resistant to the destruction of cells caused by free radicals.
6.) Wounds. The sweetening of sweet potato skin can help to heal the wounds faster.

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