Rhizome plants are the edible treasures hidden in the ground. Their nutritional values go beyond grains and vegetable foods as they are rich in starch, protein, mineral salts, beta carotene, vitamins, minerals, as well as large amount of dietary fiber and contain low fat.
They have the capacity to keep the body warm under cold temperature. And the fundamental functions of rhizome plants including to boost metabolism, anti-aging, regulate blood sugar, prevent obesity, nourish the internal organs and enhance vitality. To obtain the most natural nutritional benefits of rhizome plants, one can make them meals but avoid fry cook.
The Chinese classic “Compendium of Materia Medica” indicates that sweet potatoes repair and boost the body systems, improve digestion, strengthen the kidney function and internal circulation. In addition, rhizome plants are precious foods that enable our bodies to grow in vitality and longevity.