This leafy vegetable is adult version of Sweet Potato Leaves Baby. As compared to younger one, the taste is stronger and often preferred when making soups. However prior cooking this leafy vegetable, one may have to consider peeling off the stem’s skin as it is quite “fiber-ous” (not easy to chew). It is excellent for stir-frying or noodle soups.
In terms of nutritional values, it is a rich source vitamin B, C, E and K. It also contain high levels of iron, calcium, carotene, and was ranked among the top as compared with other major vegetables. When compared with Sweet Potato (root), the leaves was found to have higher levels of Vitamin C content.
It also aids in the treatment of the following:
• Prevent cardiovascular disease
• Cleansing of digestive system
• Maintain the elasity of arteries