Nutrition

What is Sweet Potato Powder? | Health Benefits & Nutritionals

What are sweet potatoes?

Unlike regular potatoes which are tubers, sweet potatoes are a root vegetable, originating from South / Central America.1 Despite not being part of the traditional potato family, sweet potato can be cooked in the same way whether that be to make a puree, fries or slices. They also provide healthier nutritional values so are perfect for weight management purposes too.

A nutritionally dense food source 

As well as being a super tasty and filling food source, sweet potato is jam-packed full with fantastic nutrients which support a balanced diet. Sweet potatoes are rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals such as – vitamin B6, vitamin C, fibre and potassium1. Antioxidants, vitamins and minerals are important parts of the diet because they support your immune system and can reduce the risk of certain diseases.

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What is Sweet Potato Powder?

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our NEW Sweet Potato Powder. Meet your newest and most convenient source of fibre and carbohydrates, perfect for baking and adding to your shakes and smoothies.

Sweet Potato Powder

When to enjoy Sweet Potato Powder? 

It’s perfect for adding to shakes, smoothies, and baking whenever you need a boost of low glycemic index (GI) carbs and a convenient fibre source.

Simply mix 1 scoop (30g) with 150-200ml water, or combine with your protein shake. Sweet Potato Powder is ideal for baking along with protein, greens and other carbohydrates.

Try our our Sweet Potato Brownie recipe for a sweet, moist and delicious treat.

5-Ingredient Sweet Potato Brownies | Simple & Tasty

Recipes

5-Ingredient Sweet Potato Brownies | Simple & Tasty

Create these delicious and gooey Sweet Potato Brownies, only using 5 simple ingredients. 

2020-09-29 13:06:17By Arabella Ogilvie

When you have finished with your Sweet Potato Powder – why not upcycle your packaging? Our pouches are strong and waterproof, making the perfect storage container for dirty clothes or dry goods such as flour or pet food. For upcycling tips and tricks – check out our article ‘What is Upcycling? From Trash to Treasure.

Nutritional Information 

Serving Size – 1 Scoop (30g)

Servings Per Container –  16 (500g)

Per 100g Per Serving
Energy 1689 kJ/399 kcal 507 kJ/120 kcal
Fat 0.8 g 0.3 g
of which saturates 0 g 0 g
Carbohydrates 88 g 26 g
of which sugars 0 g 0 g
Fibre 14 g 4.2 g
Protein 2.9 g 0.9 g
Salt 0 g 0 g

What does Sweet Potato Powder work well with? 

Make sure that you’re staying on top of other important nutrients with our best-selling Vegan Protein Blend. Each serving provides 22g of protein* which helps to support muscle growth & maintenance — a sweet and simple way to support your training.

Summary

We are excited to introduce you to your newest and most convenient source of fibre and carbohydrates – Sweet Potato Powder; perfect for baking and adding to your shakes and smoothies.

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  1. Bovell‐Benjamin, A., 2007. Sweet Potato: A Review of its Past, Present, and Future Role in Human Nutrition. Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, pp.1-59.


Arabella Ogilvie

Arabella Ogilvie

Writer and expert

Arabella has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology from the University of Glasgow where she covered health topics ranging from the physiological effects of exercise and nutrition, to psychology and neuroscience.

She has a lifelong interest in sport and fitness, including running, swimming, hockey, and especially rowing. At university, Arabella was a keen rower and competed in the first boat at events such as the prestigious Henley Women’s Regatta, The Scottish Boat Race, and British University Championships, and won Novice Rower of the year in her first year.

In her spare time, Arabella loves to train in the gym and practice yoga and meditation. She is passionate about the natural world and will take any opportunity to be outdoors.

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