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Doctor insights on: Sweet Potato Fry

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Regular potato or sweet potato fries healthier?

Neither: Foods that are deep fired are not healthy choices. If you must, choose sweet potatoes. ...Read more

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Why are sweet potato french fries healthier than white potato french fries?

Why are sweet potato french fries healthier than white potato french fries?

Sweet potatoes: Have more fiber, fewer total carbs, more vitamin a and c. But keep in mind that fries whether white or sweet potato are still not healthy. All in moderation. Take care! ...Read more

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What's a healthy french fry substitute recipe for baked sweet potatoes fries?

What's a healthy french fry substitute recipe for baked sweet potatoes fries?

Recipe...: This is my first health tap recipe. Cut the sweet potatoes the size of french fries. (the thinned you cut them, . The faster they cook.) put them in a plastic bag with some olive oil and shake to coat them. (you can use a bowl if you wish.) bake in a 400 degree oven until done. Season to taste and enjoy. ...Read more

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Are sweet potato fries healthy or just a healthier choice than regular french fries?

Are sweet potato fries healthy or just a healthier choice than regular french fries?

Healthy choices: Sweet potatoes are a healthy food - frying them makes them less healthy. However they are a healthier choice than regular french fries. Take care. ...Read more

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Are sweet potato fries a healthy substitute for french fries? What's a good, healthy recipe for them?

Not really: The issue with fries is the fact that whether regular potato or sweet potato, they are generally prepared by deep frying which infuses a lot of fat into the fry. A better way to prepare them is to use raw potatoes so you know what you are starting with (prepackaged sometimes have salty and fatty additives). Then bake the fries instead of frying them. Good taste and healthier. ...Read more

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Some restaurants are serving sweet potato fries instead of regular french fries. How do their nutritional values compare?

Some restaurants are serving sweet potato fries instead of regular french fries. How do their nutritional values compare?

Processed food - meh: Doubtful if fresh cut. Processed food is all about additives and salt. Both potatoes and sweets have nutrients. Balanced diet is key. Don't make a habit of all brown meals. ...Read more

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Is it generally good to eat a whole big sweet potato?

Is it generally good to eat a whole big sweet potato?

Yes. Does have. ..: Modest carbs, but with more vitamins, minerals, and fiber than a regular potato! Hence, lower glycemic index! I enjoy them with regularity! ...Read more

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I am allergic to white potatoes but not sweet potatoes. Why?

I am allergic to white potatoes but not sweet potatoes. Why?

Apples & oranges: They are two entirely different botanical products like apples and oranges. By the way, white potato allergy is very rare. Wonder if you only noted allergic reaction (if that's what it is) only when you eat the peel as in the case of baked potato. ...Read more

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Is sweet potatoes good for acne?

Is sweet potatoes good for acne?

Whoa: The fact that you asked tells me that you're not treating yourself / being treated scientifically. Forget the home / pop remedies except as adjuncts. If two weeks of topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you, get with your personal physician for some prescription-strength stuff. Acne is a serious personal and professional problem and you deserve better than a sweet potato. ...Read more

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Do sweet potatoes contain estrogen? If yes, is it bad?

Do sweet potatoes contain estrogen? If yes, is it bad?

Yes and no: The amount is so low that it does not have an effect on the person eating the sweet potatoes. It has been estimated that in order to consume enough sweet potatoes to reach a level of estrogen contained in one days production of estrogen from a normal reproductive age ovary would require over a 2400 pounds of sweet potatoes. ...Read more

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Is it more nutritional to eat a regular baked potato or a baked sweet potato?

Is it more nutritional to eat a regular baked potato or a baked sweet potato?

Food Questions: I do not know what you mean by nutritious. They are both carbohydrate calories (100%). The sweet potato is a complex carbohydrate, meaning this is better for overall diet and correct calories. The regular baked potato is just simple carbs. It is just simply sugar when it is digested. ...Read more

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I have made a sweet potato baked on a sheet of aluminum foil at least 4-5 nights a week for the past two years. Will that have a lasting health effect?

I have made a sweet potato baked on a sheet of aluminum foil at least 4-5 nights a week for the past two years. Will that have a lasting health effect?

Not likely: I trust that you are not eating the skin on the sweet potato. The amount of aluminum getting into the food is not likely to cause a lasting effect even if you ate the skin. Just to be sure you may wish to wrap the potato in paper suitable for baking (parchment paper) and then wrap it in aluminum. ...Read more

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Allergy of sweet potato, is it possible?

Allergy of sweet potato, is it possible?

Yes, but uncommon: Sweet potato has been identified as a trigger of food induced colitis in infants. This is an unusual disorder. Theoretically, any food can potentially trigger an allergic disorder. Sweet potato would be an uncommon cause. An allergist can test specifically for sweet potato to help sort this out. ...Read more

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Can eating sweet potatoes be a cure for diabetes?

Can eating sweet potatoes be a cure for diabetes?

Not a cure.: A sweet potatoe is not a cure for diabetes. But it may be a better food choice for a diabetic than a regular potatoe. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to potatoes and french fries?

Is it possible to be allergic to potatoes and french fries?

Possible: The most common food allergies are egg, milk, wheat, soy, peanuts, trre nuts, shellfish and fish. Potato allergy would be unusual but anything is possible. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are sweet potatoes bad for teeth?

Please tell me, are sweet potatoes bad for teeth?

No: Sweet potatoes are not bad for your teeth like candy that has refined sugar. ...Read more

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Just wondering if eating too many sweet potatoes would be bad for teeth?

Just wondering if eating too many sweet potatoes would be bad for teeth?

Sweet potatoes: Sweet potatoes are a healthy food with lots of vitamin a, c calcium, potassium and fiber. The marshmallows, brown sugars and other sugars added to make them taste good are not healthy and add calories and can increase tooth decay.
So eat the sweet potatoes and leave out the sugars. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a sweet potato trigger an allergy?

Please tell me, could a sweet potato trigger an allergy?

Not sure: It would be unusual for one to be allergic to sweet potatoes but possible. Not sure what is meant by can a sweet potatoe trigger an allergy. ...Read more

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What's an alternative to potato chips and french fries for when you're hormonal?

What's an alternative to potato chips and french fries for when you're hormonal?

Rice cakes: You might try rice cakes which have much less saturated fat and a satisfying crunch. They are lower in sodium as well. Or try a crunchy whole grain cereal with some nut milk[almond milk is good]. Drink plenty of water and be aware that your craving is just a craving, not a need. ...Read more

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If 7mnth old is allergic to carrots & sweet potatoes, could she have a reaction to mangos?

If 7mnth old is allergic to carrots & sweet potatoes, could she have a reaction to mangos?

Yes: Mangoes are not in the same families as carrots ; sweet potatoes, so having those specific allergies doesn't increase her chance, but someone with some food allergies often has other food allergies as well ; anyone can be allergic to mangoes.
Try to find why your baby has food allergies- see http://www. Leakygut. Co.Uk/allergies. Htm ;
http://home. Allergicchild. Com/possible-causes-of-food-allergies/. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat raw sweet potatoes? Were supposed to serve them to kids for lunch at school.

Is it safe to eat raw sweet potatoes? Were supposed to serve them to kids for lunch at school.

Safe? Yes. But Raw?: Raw? That is bizarre. Excuse my frankness. What possible value would that have to a school lunch? Raw is not unhealthy, but it seems extremely unappetizing. ...Read more

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I have a friend who lives on boiled sweet potatoes (no butter) and egg whites. Is this healthy?

I have a friend who lives on boiled sweet potatoes (no butter) and egg whites. Is this healthy?

Probably not: Extremes of diet are never good unless there is a very specific reason to have to do this. Eating a balanced diet is the proper way to get the nutrients you need for daily living and a healthy body. By limiting a diet, you limit certain vitamins, nutriets and other essentials. ...Read more

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What's the difference between sweet potatos and yams in terms of nutrition? Do they have the same health benefits?

What's the difference between sweet potatos and yams in terms of nutrition? Do they have the same health benefits?

Here's a link!: Http://www. Ces. Ncsu. Edu/depts/hort/hil/hil-23-a.html

what is labelled "yam"in the U.S. (usually orange and high in beta-carotene) is actually a variety of the sweet potato, not the more starchy and dry "yam" originating in africa. ...Read more

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When we start feeding him things like sweet potatoes, peas, carrots etc. How much formula should we be feeding him as well?

When we start feeding him things like sweet potatoes, peas, carrots etc. How much formula should we be feeding him as well?

Ans: Feed on demand as you start introducing foods your formula will continue the baby will take what he wants to feel full and then stop when full. ...Read more

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