Sweet Potato Leaves

Sweet Potato Leaves, Raw [Sweetpotato Leaves] has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A and Riboflavin.

The food contains 6.38g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 4 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 99, for Sweet Potato Leaves, Raw [Sweetpotato Leaves], and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein36%
 Calories from Fat6%
 Calories from Carbs58%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin A
  • High in Riboflavin
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1028.1 IU20.6%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent51 mcg
Vitamin C11 mg18.3%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.16 mg10.4%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.35 mg20.3%Top 30%High
Niacin1.1 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.19 mg9.5%Mid 40%Average
Folate80 mcg20%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate80 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents80 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.22 mg2.2%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium37 mg3.7%Mid 40%Average
Iron1 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium61 mg15.2%Top 30%High
Phosphorus94 mg9.4%Mid 40%Average
Potassium518 mg14.8%Top 10%Very High
Sodium9 mg0.4%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.29 mg1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.04 mg1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Manganese0.26 mg12.8%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.9 mcg1.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate6.4 g2.1%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2 g8%Top 30%High
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein4 g8%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan35 mg
Lysine228 mg
Methionine86 mg
Cystine47 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.3 g0.46%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.06 g0.32%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids21 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids113 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water87.9 g
Ash1.4 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 35 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.3 g 0.46%

Saturated Fat 0.06 g 0.32%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 9 mg 0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 6.4 g 2.1%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 4 g 8%

Vitamin A 20.6% Vitamin C 18.3%

Calcium 3.7% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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