This might surprise you!
So which is healthier? Let’s take a closer look…
Both are practically identical when it comes to total calories, protein, and carbs. Sweet potato has more natural sugar as the name suggests but it is also higher in fibre which is important for gut health. So who wins the battle?
… And the winner is…
Sweet potato – mainly because it is packed full of beta-carotene and vitamin A which is essential for healthy skin, a strong immune system and good eye health and vision. The beneficial nutrients in sweet potato far outweigh the nutrients in white potato!
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