I know most of you think about us as the best workout music on the planet with our crazy awesome workout playlists but I wanted to circle back and talk about the amazingness of sweet potatoes.
Sweet potatoes have a long and rich history, having been cultivated all around the world for over 5000 years. They are one of the most popular vegetables in many countries, with a wide range of uses, from sweet pies and cakes to savory dishes like falafel, curries, and soups.
The most commonly known variety is the orange-fleshed sweet potato, but there are other varieties, too, including white, purple and yellow-fleshed varieties. Each has its own unique flavor and texture, and applications in cooking.
Nutritionally, sweet potatoes are high in vitamins and minerals, particularly vitamin A, as well as Vitamin C and B6, as well as dietary fiber, potassium and magnesium. They are also low in calories and fat, which makes them a good option for a healthy diet. Further, sweet potatoes are gluten-free and low on the glycemic index, which makes them a great choice for those who are gluten-intolerant or diabetic.
When it comes to preparing sweet potatoes, you can enjoy them boiled, mashed, oven-baked, fried and even raw. In terms of recipes, the options are endless: you can make sweet potato fries, gratins and casseroles, add them to salads, tacos, or even make sweet drinks with them.
In conclusion, sweet potatoes are a versatile vegetable with a wide range of uses. They are nutritionally dense and can provide a variety of health benefits due to the vitamins and minerals they contain. Whether you are looking for a comforting side dish or a healthful snack, sweet potatoes make a delicious and nutritious choice.
So in between you listening to the best workout music, take a second in between and enjoy a sweet potato. It also has plenty of carbs, is low on sugar and has vitamin A which helps build more muscle. So pause the workout playlist for a second and get things moving.