Not a popular topic maybe, but given the ubiquity of potatoes in our diet, this deserves a read. 🙂
Potatoes have the ability to transform any food preparation into a mouth-watering delicacy, be it curry, parathas, salads… 😋 In fact, it’s hard to believe that potatoes were not a part of Indian cuisine till about a few centuries ago when we were introduced to them courtesy the Portuguese in the early 17th century.
However, due to their carb content, and many dieticians asking people to cut potatoes from their diet in order to lose weight, they have got a bad reputation.🙅♀️
So, let’s put ourselves and potatoes out of our collective misery – potatoes are not unhealthy. They contain fiber, potassium, Vitamins B and C, and a number of phytochemicals (miracle chemicals that I keep talking about). They have a higher percentage of carb compared to other vegetables, yes, but eliminating chips, biscuits, sugary treats (basically processed “food”) is a far better strategy health-wise than eliminating potatoes. Moreover, the…
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