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Market Watch with Timaree Hagenburger: Sweet Potatoes

Enjoyed as a side dish or on its own as a light lunch or dinner, Timaree Hagenburger's recipe for baked sweet potato is foolproof deliciousness!

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Timaree Hagenburger is a registered dietitian with a master's degree in public health and is a nutrition professor at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento. She's also a food lover who likes to share tips and tricks on how to enjoy fresh California fruits and vegetables. This week's segment revolves around sweet potatoes.

It's no surprise that sweet potatoes are at the top of nearly everyone's healthiest foods list. One baked, medium-sized sweet potato contains more than 400 percent of your daily value of vitamin A, one-third of your vitamin C, and some calcium, potassium and iron too. All this at just 105 calories! What's more, they deliver 4 grams of dietary fiber—16 percent of your daily value—and zero fat.

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