International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pharmaceutical Science | India | Volume 11 Issue 8, August 2022 | Rating: 4.9 / 10

Sweet Potato (Ipomoea Batatas): An Excellent Nutraceutical in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes

Balusupati Anjali Venkata Lakshmi

Abstract: Ipomoea batatas (Sweet Potato) are known to be high in fiber and have a low glycemic index, which results in a less immediate impact on blood glucose levels. This can help individuals with diabetes control their blood sugar. In this article I discuss about the mechanism involved in sweet potato to control the blood sugar levels, quantity of sweetpotato to be consumed by people with diabetes and risks of overconsumption of sweet potato.

Keywords: Ipomoea batatas (Sweet Potato), low glycemic index, blood glucose levels, diabetes

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 8, August 2022,

Pages: 254 - 256

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