Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Relationship between Processing Method and the Glycemic Indices of Ten Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas) Cultivars Commonly Consumed in Jamaica

Table 1

Proximate composition of 10 unprocessed Jamaican sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) cultivars (100 g).

Sweet potato varieties Moisture content (g) Protein content (g) Fat content (g) Fiber Content (g/100 g) Total sugars (g) Ash content (g) Available Carbohydrate content (by difference) (g/100 g)
MeanSEMeanSEMeanSEMeanSEMeanSEMeanSE

Dor65.911.39 0.970.04 0.250.01 3.080.06 3.750.14 0.960.0328.83
Quarter Million67.060.52 1.540.04 0.270.01 2.890.03 4.890.29 1.020.0327.22
Yellow Belly65.111.28 0.810.05 0.28 0.01 3.530.02 3.620.22 1.040.0229.23
Ganja63.270.65 1.620.18 0.310.02 2.970.03 3.920.13 1.050.0330.78
Watson64.961.19 1.550.06 0.320.02 3.460.05 4.210.25 0.910.0228.80
Clarendon62.541.26 1.530.05 0.290.02 3.740.04 4.170.34 1.180.0530.72
Minda62.350.78 1.290.08 0.230.01 2.990.05 4.860.25 1.400.0231.74
Ms Mac65.730.26 1.200.04 0.240.01 2.870.03 4.850.33 0.990.0228.97
Eustace67.212.24 0.580.03 0.330.02 3.520.04 5.010.54 1.010.0327.35
Fire on Land67.791.32 1.020.05 0.350.02 3.040.03 3.260.13 0.940.0326.86

Values are means ± SEM. .

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