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Sweet Potato Fries Nutrition

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author image Allan Robinson
Allan Robinson has written numerous articles for various health and fitness sites. Robinson also has 15 years of experience as a software engineer and has extensive accreditation in software engineering. He holds a bachelor's degree with majors in biology and mathematics.
Sweet Potato Fries Nutrition
Baked sweet potato fries served on a green platter with a mustard dipping sauce. Photo Credit kdow/iStock/Getty Images

Sweet potato fries are long, thin strips of sweet potatoes. You can make them in an oven instead of actually frying the sweet potato strips, which greatly reduces their fat content. Sweet potato fries are high in starch, although they contain more sugar than regular fries. They are also high in vitamin A.

Calories

Myfitnesspal provides the listed information on sweet potato fries. This information applies specifically to homemade sweet potato fries with no other ingredients. The serving size is 3 oz. A serving of sweet potato fries contains 71 total calories. Carbohydrates provide 63 calories and protein makes up the remaining 8 calories. This provides about 3.5 percent of the daily value for total calories based on a daily diet of 2,000 calories.

Protein and Fat

Sweet potato fries contain 2 g of protein per serving, which is 4 percent of the daily value for protein. A serving of oven-baked sweet potato fries has no fat of any type. This includes saturated fats, unsaturated fats and trans fats. Sweet potato fries also contain no cholesterol.

Carbohydrates

A serving of sweet potato fries contains 16 g of carbohydrates or about 5 percent of the daily value for carbohydrates. This total includes 10 g of starch, 3 g of sugar and 3 g of dietary fiber. This fiber content provides 12 percent of the daily value for fiber.

Vitamins

Sweet potato fries provide 22 percent of the daily value for vitamin A in each serving. A serving of sweet potato fries also contains 4 percent of the daily value for vitamin C.

Minerals

A serving of sweet potato fries contains 108 mg of sodium or about 4 percent of the daily value for sodium. It also has 282 mg of potassium, which is about 6 percent of the daily value for potassium. A serving of sweet potatoes contains 3 percent of the daily value for iron and 2 percent of the daily value for calcium.

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