Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of beta-carotene, potassium, iron, manganese, vitamins B6, A, C and E. They have twice the amount of fiber as regular potatoes. Research suggests that incorporating sweet potatoes into your diet can help reduce cholesterol and even heart disease. In short, sweet potatoes not only are delicious, they also are excellent for your health.
Over at Home Joys, they share how to grow you own sweet potato plants using organic sweet potatoes. The instructions are thorough and will help you get started growing your own.