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Baking, Boiling Potatoes May Lower Sodium Retention

New research is showing reduced sodium retention in people who ate baked/boiled potatoes, a study from the Alliance for Potato Research and Education says. Participants in...

Sweet Potato Raises Vitamin A, Fibre Levels in Bread

By adding sweet potato puree into bread vitamin A is added and the starch composition is changed to increase fibre content, a news release...

Study Finds Spuds Excellent Source of Iron

It has been found potatoes are an excellent source of iron and can play an important role in helping to reduce iron deficiency —...

Study Finds No Need to Skip Spuds with Type 2 Diabetes

For years people with type 2 Diabetes have been told to avoid eating potatoes due to their high Glycemic Index as they make it...

Peeling, Boiling, Frying Potatoes Reduce Health Risks from Glycoalkaloids

The health risks from glycoalkaloids, which are found in potatoes and potato products, can be reduced by peeling, boiling and frying potatoes, a study...

What Consumers Want and Farmers Need

Results from consumer studies will help industry stakeholders market potatoes. Gathering good information is important for any sector in meeting current and future market demands,...

Baking, Boiling Potatoes May Lower Sodium Retention

New research is showing reduced sodium retention in people who ate baked/boiled potatoes, a study from the Alliance for Potato Research and Education says. Participants in...

Sweet Potato Raises Vitamin A, Fibre Levels in Bread

By adding sweet potato puree into bread vitamin A is added and the starch composition is changed to increase fibre content, a news release...

Study Finds Spuds Excellent Source of Iron

It has been found potatoes are an excellent source of iron and can play an important role in helping to reduce iron deficiency —...

Study Finds No Need to Skip Spuds with Type 2 Diabetes

For years people with type 2 Diabetes have been told to avoid eating potatoes due to their high Glycemic Index as they make it...

Peeling, Boiling, Frying Potatoes Reduce Health Risks from Glycoalkaloids

The health risks from glycoalkaloids, which are found in potatoes and potato products, can be reduced by peeling, boiling and frying potatoes, a study...

What Consumers Want and Farmers Need

Results from consumer studies will help industry stakeholders market potatoes. Gathering good information is important for any sector in meeting current and future market demands,...