These versatile little gems are high in vitamins and are an excellent carb source.
Eat the colors of the rainbow! Orange sweet potatoes are an excellent source of beta-carotene. Sweet potatoes are one of the best sources of vitamin A; a large one contains more than 100 percent of the daily recommended intake, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Vitamin A is an antioxidant powerhouse, and is linked to anti-aging benefits, cancer prevention and the maintenance of good eyesight, according to the National Institutes of Health.