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Sweet potato is the star food

May 1, 2013

According to the NASA scientists researches the sweet potato («batata») is the best food for space flights.

This plant is ideal to grow in a confined space. The sweet potato produces big crops, and its large tubers are full of nutrients, microelements and important vitamins.

Moreover the sweet potato produces lots of edible sprouts, which can be added to salads. And it will be an excellent supplement to the list of space viands.