buy office 2003 teacher buying dreamweaver for mac buy indesign 3 buy windows 8 enterprise edition where can i purchase microsoft office 2003 cheap revit mep cost of rosetta stone german cost of office 2010 in india price of office 2007 best price guitar pro 5 cheap microsoft autoroute 2007 uk buy adobe cs4 design premium upgrade mac cheapest nero buy adobe creative suite cs3 design premium discount photoshop cs4 mac upgrade
    buy adobe acrobat 8 mac best price corel paint shop pro x2 ultimate best price roxio creator pro 2011 student discount microsoft project buy office 2008 online buy flash cs5 buy visio standard 2003 buy office 2007 small business edition buy adobe illustrator cs3 old version buying solidworks student edition outlook 2007 cheap buy windows 8 digital copy buy microsoft encarta premium 2007 buy adobe photoshop cs4 extended essentials used autocad 2010 software

Numbers Game: Answer

web French Fries 4In 1960, 19 percent of potatoes consumed in the United States were done so in processed, lower-nutrition forms (fries, chips, and dehydrated ‘instant’ products).  In 2005, 67 percent of potatoes consumed in the United States were in one of those three processed ways.

This is why I get so frustrated when I hear nutrition “experts” say statements like “potatoes are fattening,” or equate their nutritional profile to that of doughnuts and refined grains.

As this statistic shows, the problem isn’t potato consumption, but rather the way this vegetable is mainly consumed.

A simple baked potato, for example, packs in a significant amount of potassium, vitamin C, magnesium, manganese, and many B vitamins.  More importantly, if eaten with the skin on, it provides anywhere from 5 to 7 grams of fiber (depending on the size).

Processed potatoes, meanwhile, are lower in all those nutrients — especially fiber — and higher in sodium (and, due to added fats, calories).


Leave a Reply