Consumption of yam in winter is very beneficial, it heats the body.
It is an excellent source of vitamin A, it contains beta-carotene, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin C, vitamin B-6, calcium, iron, potassium, dietary fiber and niacin. Many useful ingredients are found in abundance.
Yam is a type of potato but it is also called sweet potato because of its sweet taste.
It is generally believed that excessive consumption of potatoes is not healthy, as potatoes are mostly consumed in the form of French fries. In this case, fat and sodium are added to them in significant amount, which is harmful to health.
On the contrary, sweet potato can be roasted and boiled and is very beneficial for health while its chaat and pudding are also very tasty.
Thus, sweet potato is beneficial for everyone, but people suffering from high blood pressure and diabetes should be careful in its use.
It also has many medical benefits, including improving gastrointestinal health, helping to fight cancer, improving vision and mental health, and boosting immunity.