Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Wellness Wednesday

Potato Texture
Potatoes have long been demonized as an unhealthy vegetable.  However, potatoes are actually very good for you.  Medical News Today details the nutrients contained in these tubers and how each one is beneficial to good health.  Potatoes help with:

  • Bone Health
  • Blood Pressure
  • Heart Health
  • Inflammation
  • Cancer
  • Digestion and Regularity
  • Weight Management and Satiety
  • Metabolism
  • Skin

For details, read the article here.  Remember to buy organic or chemical-free potatoes as potatoes are one of the worst vegetables for chemical contamination.


Dani said...

Thanks Cherie - just the ammo I needed to get RMan to eat his whole baked and boiled baby potaotes :)

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Shona~ LALA dex press said...

got 5# of new potatoes in my CSA last week- gotta roast those suckas.

EcoGrrl said...

Grew fingerlings in pots this year to save space - yummmm!

Cherie said...

Dani - glad to be of assistance. :)

Cherie said...

Shona - sounds good! I've been so busy selling, etc., I've yet to enjoy any!

Cherie said...

EcoGrrl - we lost most of our fingerlings this year to Colorado potato beetles. They just loved those gourmet treats!