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Published on December 4, 2007

Author: BAWare

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The Healthy Potato:  The Healthy Potato Naturally Nutritious Nutrition facts Proper spud care and handling Potato prep school Always Delicious Tips for real life Easy, pleasing recipes Nutrition Facts:  Nutrition Facts Potatoes alone don’t cause weight gain, excess calories do. You don’t have to give up potatoes to lose weight A potato the size of a computer mouse has: Only 100 calories No fat, cholesterol or sodium Less than 10% Daily Value for carbohydrates Nutrition Facts:  Source: Center for Disease Control, Economic Research Service, USDA, Vegetables and Specialties Situation and Outlook Yearbook, July 2003 Nutrition Facts % Obese vs. Potato Consumption % Obese Potato Consumption (lbs) Nutrition Facts:  Nutrition Facts Carbohydrates are vital to health Carbohydrates fuel your muscles and brain Simple vs. complex carbohydrates Complex carbs include vegetables, fruits and whole grains Potatoes are a complex carbohydrate Nutrition Facts:  Nutrition Facts Potatoes pack essential vitamins and minerals 45% Daily Value of vitamin C (As much as a tomato) 21% Daily Value of potassium* (Twice as much as a banana) *Potato eaten with the skin Nutrition Facts:  Potatoes: More than carbohydrates Vitamin C May act as a potent antioxidant Keeps the immune system healthy Helps heal wounds Aids collagen production Keeps gums healthy Assists iron absorption Nutrition Facts Potassium Helps muscles contract Assists in maintaining blood pressure ... And vitamins B6, niacin, thiamin, magnesium, folate and iron “Foods, such as potatoes, that are good sources of potassium and low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure and stroke.” - Source: FDA Nutrition Facts:  Nutrition Facts Potatoes are a good source of fiber Potatoes with the skin have 3g fiber As much as ¾ cup green beans The health benefits of fiber are numerous: May aid in weight loss Lowers blood cholesterol levels and may decrease risk of heart disease Maintains bowel regularity May decrease risk of colon cancer Nutrition Facts:  Nutrition Facts Potatoes: A key ingredient in your long-term eating plan Your body needs a balance of carbohydrate, protein and fat to function optimally As a complex carbohydrate, potatoes give a nutritional advantage by offering vitamins, minerals and fiber And potatoes are so easy, inexpensive and versatile to prepare! The Healthy Potato:  The Healthy Potato Naturally Nutritious Nutrition facts Proper spud care and handling Potato prep school Always Delicious Tips for real life Easy, pleasing recipes Proper Spud Care and Handling:  Proper Spud Care and Handling Keep potatoes in a cool, dark ventilated place 45-50oF Do not refrigerate Avoid prolonged exposure to light Light exposure can turn potatoes green Trim off green areas or sprouts The Healthy Potato:  The Healthy Potato Naturally Nutritious Nutrition facts Proper spud care and handling Potato prep school Always Delicious Tips for real life Easy, pleasing recipes Potato Prep School:  Potato Prep School Keep potatoes nutritious Eat potatoes with the skin on Prevent discoloration by storing cut potatoes in cold water- limit to 2 hours to retain water soluble vitamins Scrub those spuds Wash potatoes thoroughly before eating, scrubbing with a vegetable brush The Healthy Potato:  The Healthy Potato Naturally Nutritious Nutrition facts Proper spud care and handling Potato prep school Always Delicious Tips for real life Easy, pleasing recipes Tips for Real Life:  Tips for Real Life Quicken cooking time for baked potatoes Lance a potato lengthwise with a metal BBQ skewer before baking Slice potatoes lengthwise and bake face-down on baking sheet Pierce several times and microwave until tender, turning halfway through cooking time The Healthy Potato:  The Healthy Potato Naturally Nutritious Nutrition facts Proper spud care and handling Potato prep school Always Delicious Tips for real life Easy, pleasing recipes Easy, Pleasing Recipes:  Easy, Pleasing Recipes Baked potato toppings you probably have at home Salsa Black beans Low fat sour cream, plain yogurt or shredded cheese Vegetables like broccoli, mushrooms, onions More Easy, Pleasing Recipes…:  More Easy, Pleasing Recipes… Potato Salad Cha Cha Cha Oven Roasted Potatoes The Healthy Potato:  The Healthy Potato Naturally Nutritious. Always Delicious. Potatoes alone don’t cause weight gain, excess calories do Only 100 calories with 3g fiber and no fat, cholesterol or sodium An excellent source of essential vitamins and minerals 45% DV Vitamin C 21% DV Potassium Quick, easy and versatile to prepare Potatoes Aren’t Just Good; They’re Good for You:  Potatoes Aren’t Just Good; They’re Good for You Only 100 Calories Good-for-you-fiber** No fat An excellent source of potassium** Rich in vitamin C **With skin on Thank You!:  Thank You! More recipes and information are available at: www.healthypotato.com

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