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Sweet Potatoes and Glutinous Rice Balls
Sweet Potatoes with glutinous rice balls
Ingredients:
Sweet potatoes ( cut into bite sizes)
Glutinous rice ball
Few crushed pieces of ginger
Sugar

Method:
1. Put sweet potatoes, ginger and water and bring to boil.
2.Turn heat down to simmer until sweet potatoes is tender.
3.In separate pot, boil glutinous rice ball till they float in the water.
4.Transfer the glutinous rice ball to the sweet potatoes and remove the crushed ginger.
5.Add in sugar and simmer until sugar dissolves.


Health Benefits of Sweet Potato :

  1. Sweet potato is rich in Vitamin A (betacarotene) and Vitamin C. Both Vitamins A and C are powerful antioxidants that work in the body to remove free radicals, this free radicals are chemicals that damage cells.
  2. Sweet potato is good for stomach ulcers and inflamed conditions of the colon.
  3. It is beneficial for low blood pressure.
  4. May be helpful for hemorrhoid because of its high fiber content.
  5. Sweet potato is a good food for people involved in heavy muscular work, since this food is high in vitamins and minerals.
  6. Sweet potato may help prevent cancer in glands and organs with epithelial tissue due to its high Vitamin A content.
  7. Sweet potato is a good food for diabetics, because it helped stabilize blood sugar levels.

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posted on: Monday, March 16, 2009 @ 3:26 AM

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