Although typically known as a tropical vegetable, sweet potatoes are grown right here in Ontario! In fact, sweet potato production in the province has doubled over the last five years. At Flavour Fuel in St. Catharines, we take full advantage of this super food, which provides four-times the recommended daily intake of beta carotene, an agent with cancer, heart disease and macular degeneration-fighting properties.
Sweet potatoes are loaded with nutrients, including antioxidants, which when consumed are converted to Vitamin A for healthy skin, hair and eyes. The low glycemic index of sweet potatoes makes it a great choice for people with diabetes and they are also low in fat and are virtually cholesterol-free! Here are some nutritional facts about the sweet potato:
Experience our Flavours and make sweet potatoes part of your daily fuel. Visit us today in St. Catharines, just one block south of the QEW and Lake Street.