One ounce of sweet potato has 25 calories made up from 6 grams of carbs, 1 gram of protein and no fat.
One ounce of Burger King Sweet Potato Fries has 92 calories made up from 11 grams of carbs, 1/2 gram of protein and 5 grams of fat.
The regular sweet potato has about 10 mg of sodium, while BK's has 170 mgs. 17 times the amount.
So buyer beware, a sweet potato fry is not a healthy alternative. Half of their calories come from fat and have a large amount of sodium.
Regular sweet potatoes are rich in vitamin A,C, and beta carotene and potassium.
With some fiber and a low glycemic load, sweet potatoes are a great carb to add to your diet. Cod, sweet potato and broccoli and you have a great meal!
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