Chips and Crisps are a delicious combination to eat but deleterious to digest. But the number of people who are not that low who are fascinated to eat these duos. But there is the option of a crisp which is tasty and equally healthy to eat. That is sweet potato chips. This snack item is super easy to make and super tasty to eat. It can be eaten anywhere and anytime.
❎ Don’t you care to live healthily? Say Yes to Crisps 🍟
Have deep-fried potato crisps, Potato wedges with cheesy dip, French fries coated with heavy sauces, etc.
✅ Do you care to live healthily? Say Yes to Crisps 🍠
Have banana chips, sweet potato chips, oven-baked potato crisps, etc.
Sweet Potato- A Healthy Option
We are not talking about those who don’t care to live healthily, we are just interested to talk about the second category. Therefore it is suggested to have crisps made up with sweet potato to make happy both your taste-buds and health. Let’s start with the beneficial aspects of sweet potato.
A great source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals is sweet potatoes. So that it is quite safe to have sweet potato crisps.
- Calories: 180.
- Protein: 4 grams.
- Carbs: 41.4 grams.
- Fat: 0.3 grams.
- Fiber: 6.6 grams.
- Vitamin A: 769% of the Daily Value (DV).
- Vitamin C: 65% of the DV.
- Vitamin B6: 29% of the DV.
- Manganese: 50% of the DV.
- Potassium: 27% of the DV.
- Copper: 16% of the DV.
- Pantothenic acid: 18% of the DV.
- Niacin: 15% of the DV.
For intestinal wellbeing, the fiber and antioxidants in sweet potato crisps are beneficial as two types of fiber are present in sweet potatoes: soluble and insoluble. Some soluble and insoluble fibers can also be fermented by the bacteria in your colon, creating compounds called short-chain fatty acids that fuel the cells of your intestinal lining and keep them healthy and strong. Lower risk of colon cancer and more frequent bowel movements have been associated with fiber-rich diets containing 20–33 grams per day. The antioxidants in sweet potatoes can also provide intestinal benefits.
Cancer-fighting properties may have
Different antioxidants are available from sweet potatoes, which can help protect against some cancer forms. In test-tube tests, including those for the bladder, colon, stomach, and breast, anthocyanin, a group of antioxidants found in purple sweet potatoes, has been found to delay the growth of some forms of cancer cells. Likewise, mice fed diets rich in purple sweet potatoes showed lower rates of colon cancer in the early stage, indicating that there could be a protective effect on the anthocyanin in the potatoes. In test-tube samples, extracts of orange sweet potatoes and sweet potato peels have also been shown to have anti-cancer properties. In humans, however, studies have yet to test these results.
Can Improve Brain Function
The consumption of crisps by purple sweet potatoes can improve the function of the brain. Animal studies have shown that by reducing inflammation and preventing free radical damage, anthocyanin in purple sweet potatoes can protect the brain. It has been shown that supplementation with anthocyanin-rich sweet potato extract enhances learning and memory in mice, probably because of its antioxidant properties. No studies have been performed in humans to examine these results, but diets rich in fruits, vegetables, and antioxidants are commonly associated with a 13 percent lower risk of mental deterioration and dementia.
Healthy sweet potato chips you can make home
Crisps and munchies can be fun and simple to have, like chips. But if you have packaged or canned chips filled with salt added flavor, and spices, then your health may be more harmful than healthy. This applies to all crisps that appear to be low in fat, low in calories, or even baked.
It makes sense to make healthier alternatives to deep-fried salty chips at home in such a situation. Making your own crisps at home gives you the power to control the ingredients and the amount of them you add.
We are concluding with the idea of how the crisps can be made. Well! If you want to have fun with tasty sweet potatoes, but not to seat like a couched one, you must try these easy steps to make these crisps. You need roughly three sweet potatoes to talk about the nutritious sweet potato crisps that will be loved by everyone. You should peel out the not-so-clean pieces of the sweet potato. Thinly slice them or make them as thinly as you want to have chips. Then bake it and have it.
Payel Das is a lovable mother of a sweet baby boy named ‘Aastik’. She is a pass out of the University of Calcutta with a post-graduation degree in History. She has been selected as the Cultural Secretary of the University during her educational period. At that time she fell into love with various types of writings which were frequently used to publish in students’ magazines and university wall magazines. Writing has gradually become her passion and now she is a full-time writer especially working as an Academic Writer and Scriptwriter.