Sweet potato, a root vegetable often called a yam, is not really a yam at all, but rather a distinct variety of the Ipomea Batata family. Cultivated for thousands of years in the Western Hemisphere, sweet potatoes have become an important part of traditional American cuisine.

Nutrition Facts
For a Serving Size of 1 oz (28.35g)
Calories 150 Calories from Fat 81(54%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g
Saturated fat 1g
Sodium 160mg 7%
Carbohydrates 16g
Net carbs 13g
Fiber 3g 12%
Glucose 4g
Protein 1g
Vitamins and minerals
Vitamin A 405μg 46%
Vitamin C 3.6mg 6%
Calcium 20mg 3%
Iron 0.2mg 2%
Fatty acids
Amino acids
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs.