Sweet potato is sweet, starchy root vegetables that are grown worldwide. They come in a variety of sizes and colors including orange, white and purple. These are rich in vitamin, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber. Sweet potato plant does not tolerate frost. It grows best at an average temperature of 24^C, abundant sunshine and warm nights. They can be grown in soils with little fertilizer.
Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of beta-carotene and anthocyanins. Antioxidants may help vision loss and improve eye health. The fiber and antioxidant in sweet potatoes are advantageous to gut health.