- This winter try sweet potato for weight loss
- Fiber in sweet potato will make you eat less
- Sweet potato is also low in calories
Weight loss: Winter season is here! Along with the cold weather winter season brings many changes and foods that you can enjoy during the winter season. Sweet potato is one famous food which is widely consumed during the winter season. Almost everyone enjoys sweet potato during the winter season. It is used to prepare different warm delicacies for the cold weather. You might not know but sweet potato can be a part of your weight loss diet as well. Sweet potato contains properties which support weight loss. It supports weight loss in various ways. If you are planning to lose weight this winter make sweet potato your best friends. Here’s how sweet potato can help in weight loss.
Weight loss: How sweet potato can help you lose weight
Chief Nutritionist, Soumita Biswas, “Sweet potato helps in weight loss if taken in moderation with other vegetables. Sweet potato if consumed with skin contains high amount of fibre which takes more time for digestion, prevents overeating and gives satiety. Hence, reduce calorie intake and prevent potential weight gain.
Journal of Medicinal food also found that sweet potato has the ability to shrink fat cells. It has also high water content, which prevents dehydration and further boost metabolism. Moreover, sweet potato has fewer calories i.e.100kcal per serving. It also has a low Glycaemic Index i.e. 44, so it can be used for diabetes and as an in-between snack also. Another study has shown that sweet potato has a beneficiary effect on weight loss if taken as a meal replacement.”