Sweet potato can be eaten after germination, because it will not produce the harmful component solanine like potatoes. It can be eaten as long as the buds on the sweet potato are removed. However, after germination, the nutrients in the sweet potato are absorbed by the buds. There is very little nutrition in the sweet potato. After eating, it tastes bad and has no nutrition, Generally, it is not recommended to eat.
Nutritional value of sweet potato:
1. Because of its low fat and cholesterol, sweet potato can effectively achieve the effect of weight loss, feel full and reduce food intake.
2. Sweet potato contains more carotene and folic acid, which can effectively reduce the risk of cancer. In addition, it is rich in dietary fiber, which can promote the body's gastrointestinal peristalsis, prevent constipation, help the body achieve detoxification and reduce the risk of rectal cancer.
3. It is rich in vitamins, potassium, calcium and other trace elements, which is conducive to the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and the maintenance of normal blood pressure and heart function.
4, sweet potato has a certain anti diabetic effect.
5. Because sweet potato contains a lot of cellulose and pectin that are not easy to digest and absorb, it can stimulate the secretion of digestive juice and gastrointestinal peristalsis, so it has a certain defecation effect.