The edible value and medicinal value of purple potato
Purple potato, also known as black potato, has purple to dark purple flesh. In addition to the nutrients of ordinary sweet potatoes, it is also rich in selenium and anthocyanins. Purple potato is one of the main raw materials of anthocyanin.
1. The edible value of purple potato
Purple potato is rich in protein, starch, pectin, cellulose, amino acids, vitamins, and various minerals, as well as selenium and anthocyanins. Purple potato is rich in nutrients and has healthcare functions, among which amino acids are easily digested and absorbed by the human body, and anthocyanins are natural and effective free radical scavengers.
2. The medicinal value of purple potato
The selenium and iron in purple potato are necessary elements for the human body to resist fatigue, anti-aging, and nourish the blood. The anthocyanins in purple potato extract can scavenge free radicals in the body, delay aging and resist oxidation.
At the same time, purple potato is rich in cellulose, which promotes gastrointestinal motility, keeps stool unobstructed, and improves the environment of the digestive tract.