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The effect and function of sweet potato leaves

Sweet potato is full of treasure. Sweet potato has the functions of tonifying deficiency, invigorating the spleen and appetizing the stomach, nourishing yin and kidney, and sweet potato stem also has the functions of health care. Today, let's talk about the functions of sweet potato leaf? What's the advantage of eating sweet potato leaves? Come and have a look.

Sweet potato tip has the function of enhancing immunity and disease resistance, promoting metabolism and antioxidation. It has a good anti-aging effect when eaten frequently. In addition, it has a certain medicinal value, which can play a diuretic effect, and has a good nourishing effect on cystitis, urethritis, etc. next time you eat sweet potato, you may as well eat its tip. It also has a good nutritional supplement effect on the body.

Function of sweet potato tip

The results showed that there were 2.28g protein, 0.2g fat, 4.1G sugar, 16 mg mineral potassium, 2.3mg iron, 34 mg phosphorus, 6.42mg carotene and 32 mg vitamin C0 in every 100g fresh sweet potato leaf. Compared with common vegetables, the content of mineral and vitamin is superior, and the content of carotene is even higher than that of carrot.

Therefore, the Asian Vegetable Research Center has listed sweet potato leaves as a high nutrition vegetable variety, which is called "vegetable Queen". It was found that sweet potato leaves have the health functions of improving immunity, hemostasis, reducing blood sugar, detoxification, preventing and treating night blindness. Regular consumption can prevent constipation, protect eyesight, keep skin delicate and delay aging. In recent years, there has been a "sweet potato leaf fever" in Europe, America, Japan, Hong Kong and other places.

Food made from sweet potato leaves has even been put on the table of hotels and restaurants. In our country, there is no sweet potato leaf for sale in the city supermarket. It is a pity that farmers throw the sweet potato leaf together with the stem into the ground or use it as feed for livestock after harvesting the sweet potato.

There are many ways to eat sweet potato leaves. Here is a brief introduction. Select the tender tip of the leaf, scald it in boiling water, and then use the spices such as sesame oil, soy sauce, vinegar, chili oil, mustard, ginger juice, etc. to make a cold dish. Its appearance is tender green and it can make people appetizing. You can also stir fry the sweet potato leaves with shredded pork. The food is fragrant, sweet and unique. In addition, you can also put sweet potato leaves into soup, or in porridge. There are canned and pickled sweet potato leaf vegetables for sale in the Japanese market. We can also add salt to make them into salted vegetables and small dishes for auxiliary consumption.

Sweet potato is a common vegetable food in our daily life. It has a high nutritional value. In fact, its tip also has a good nutrition, but we seldom eat it. It's a pity. According to the nutritional analysis, its tip protein is equivalent to pork and beef, while other nutrients are much higher than some vegetables, so it's a good food.