Nutrition

Supercharge your system

As well as supercharging your meals, Australian Sweet Potatoes supercharge your health and wellbeing. They’re a great source of Vitamin A, C, and B6, dietary fibre, potassium, folate, niacin and calcium. Among root vegetables, sweet potatoes also offer the lowest glycemic index (GI) rating. That’s because they digest slowly causing a gradual rise in blood sugar so you feel satisfied longer.

Supercharge Your System

The super facts

Just 150g of baked sweet potatoes contains 100% of your daily intake of vitamin A and vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Vitamin A

For healthy eyes and skin. Helps growth and development in kids. Helps maintain a healthy immune system.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C

Helps the body absorb iron. Is essential for a healthy nervous system. Helps maintain a healthy immune system.

Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6

Helps protein metabolism. Helps formation of red blood cells. Helps the production of certain brain chemicals.

Fibre

Dietary Fibre

Helps keep the digestive system healthy. Helps keep you regular.Is an essential part of a healthy diet.

Potassium

Potassium

Helps nerve function. Helps muscles function properly. Helps regulate the body’s fluid balance.

Folate

Folate

Needed to form red blood cells.Helps the circulation of oxygen around the body. Important in pregnancy.

Niacin

Niacin

Converts carbohydrates, fat and alcohol into energy. Helps maintain skin health. Helps support nervous and digestive systems.

Calcium

Calcium

Helps strengthen bones and teeth.Helps muscle function. Helps regulate heart functioning.

Supermeal

What is a ‘supermeal’?

A Sweet Potato Supermeal is a meal that has been created using a carefully selected range of ingredients that maximise the nutritional profile without compromising on taste.

These meals have been specially created for Australian Sweet Potatoes using guidelines developed by Food & Nutrition Australia.

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Sweet potatoes and infants under 3

Sweet potatoes aren’t just a wonderful source of goodness for adults and school-age children, they’re also a great source of nutrition for infants under 3. In fact, just 75g of baked sweet potatoes provides 100% of their daily intake of Vitamin C, more than 60% of Vitamin A, and is a good source of niacin, magnesium, and folate.

Folate

Folate

Needed to maintain a healthy immune system. Needed for a healthy mind. Needed for growth and development in children.

Magnesium

Magnesium

Helps maintain healthy bones, muscles and teeth. Needed for growth and development in children. Needed for healthy cell division during growth.