If consumed in the right quantities and in the right times of the day some sources of carbs will help you lose weight and keep you energised. Sweet potatoes are a low glycaemic and a filling source of carbs. They are absolutely gluten free and a good source of vitamin B6, C, D, iron, potassium and magnesium. They contain carotenoids that are antioxidants that will keep you full and healthy. Sweet Potatoes’ calorie count is 145 kcal per 100 grams which makes them a suitable choice for weight loss. They can be used for many recipes, both savoury and sweet.