Steamed Cooked Sweet Potato Leaves Without Salt

Sweet Potato Leaves, Cooked, Steamed, Without Salt [Sweetpotato Leaves] has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin K.

The food contains 7.32g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and average 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 2.32 gms of protein, it is low 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".

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

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 98, for Sweet Potato Leaves, Cooked, Steamed, Without Salt [Sweetpotato Leaves], and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein22%
 Calories from Fat7%
 Calories from Carbs71%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin K
  • 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 A916.1 IU18.3%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent46 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene550.1 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin2632.6 mcg
Vitamin C1.5 mg2.5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin E0.96 mg3.2%Top 30%High
Vitamin K108.6 mcg135.8%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.11 mg7.5%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.27 mg15.7%Top 30%High
Niacin1 mg5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.16 mg8%Mid 40%Average
Folate49 mcg12.2%Top 30%High
Food Folate49 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents49 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.2 mg2%Mid 40%Average
Choline21 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium24 mg2.4%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.6 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium61 mg15.2%Top 30%High
Phosphorus60 mg6%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium477 mg13.6%Top 10%Very High
Sodium13 mg0.5%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.26 mg1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.03 mg1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Manganese0.23 mg11.5%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.9 mcg1.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate7.3 g2.4%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.9 g7.6%Top 30%High
Starch0 g
Sugars5.4 g

Protein Analysis

Protein2.3 g4.6%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan20 mg
Lysine132 mg
Methionine50 mg
Cystine27 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
Water88.7 g
Ash1.3 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 34 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 13 mg 0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 7.3 g 2.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.6%

Sugars 5.4 g

Protein 2.3 g 4.6%

Vitamin A 18.3% Vitamin C 2.5%

Calcium 2.4% Iron 3.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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