April 15th, 2010Archive for

Sweet Potatoes And Carotenoids

Sweet potatoes have been found to contain the highest level of carotenoids in the vegetable kingdom, and that's good because carotenoids enhance muscle cell recovery after workouts thus helping you to improve your muscle growth and carotenoids from sweet potatoes even fight viruses such as the common cold.Carotenoids (beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, gamma-carotene, and beta-cryptoxanthin) have vitamin A activity (meaning they can be converted to retinal), and these and other carotenoids can also ...