Sweet Potatoes
history Native to Central America and one of the oldest known vegetables. They have been consumed as far back as 10,000 years ago. Introduced to the US in the mid-20th century as a "yam"
nutrition Excellent source of Vitamin A (beta carotene), Vitamin C, and manganese. Also a good source of copper, dietary fiber, vitamin B6, potassium, and iron.
storage Store in a cool, dark place away from heat sources. Do not store in the refrigerator.