White potatoes of any sort really aren't the best choices. Sweet potatoes, although we call them "potatoes," are in an entirely different class of foods. As another poster mentioned, you might try winter squash. Look up the nutritional info, and compare it to sweet potatoes.
I do like them, although not like I used to like the white potatoes! I make my sweet potatoes as I do most winter squash: I mix in some sucralose blend, butter, and either pie spice or cinnamon. Comes out almost like a dessert! Give it a try before you abandon sweet potatoes entirely. And yes, you DO have to cook them until squishy!
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