Sweet Potato | Kamote

The sweet potato or Kamote (Ipomoea batatas) is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the family Convolvulaceae.

Its large, starchy, sweet-tasting, tuberous roots are a root vegetable. The young leaves and shoots are sometimes eaten as greens. Sweet Potato or Kamote Ipomoea batatas(binomial name) is native to the tropical regions in the Americas.
Sweet Potato | Kamote
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 359 kJ (86 kcal)

20.1 g
Starch 12.7 g
Sugars 4.2 g
Dietary fiber 3 g
0.1 g
1.6 g

Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv.
(89%)
709 μg
(79%)
8509 μg
Thiamine (B1)
(7%)
0.078 mg
Riboflavin (B2)
(5%)
0.061 mg
Niacin (B3)
(4%)
0.557 mg
(16%)
0.8 mg
Vitamin B6
(16%)
0.209 mg
Folate (B9)
(3%)
11 μg
Vitamin C
(3%)
2.4 mg
Vitamin E
(2%)
0.26 mg

Minerals
Calcium
(3%)
30 mg
Iron
(5%)
0.61 mg
Magnesium
(7%)
25 mg
Manganese
(12%)
0.258 mg
Phosphorus
(7%)
47 mg
Potassium
(7%)
337 mg
Sodium
(4%)
55 mg
Zinc
(3%)
0.3 mg

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