Ofsp is a nutritious type of sweet potato that is additionally rich in beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin a. beta-carotene is an organic, strongly colored red-orange pigment abundant in plants and fruits. beta-carotene is what gives ofsp an orange colour and is converted to vitamin a in the body after consumption. the orange colour of ofsp is indicative of the level of beta-carotene present; the more intense the colour, the more vitamin a present. ofsp also has powerful antioxidants that help prevent cancers, as well as natural sugars, which are slowly released into the bloodstream, helping to ensure a balanced source of energy, without the spikes in blood sugar that are sometimes associated with fatigue and weight gain. if a woman is unable to produce breast milk after birth, ofsp increases women lactation. ofsp can be used in the following ways: eaten raw, boiled, juice making, chips, biscuit, flour for bread baking just to mention a few. roots and vines are available in large quantities.