Potatoes Can Be Part of a Healthy Diet
December 05, 2022When we think of healthy vegetables, we don't think of potatoes, but we should. Potatoes have developed a reputation for causing weight gain and an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, but new research suggests they do not.
Clinical trial to focus on benefits of potato based resistant starch for healthy kidneys
December 03, 2019A study initiated at the University of Manitoba will look into the potential benefits of the consumption of (potato-based) resistant starch on renal (kidneys) health
Purple Power: 7 Benefits of Purple Potatoes
November 26, 2019Purple potatoes are the eye-catching gems of the potato aisle. Like other members of the potato family (Solanum tuberosum), they come from a tuber plant native to the Andes mountain region in South America.
Pass the Potato Salad this summer
July 12, 2016There is good news for potato salad lovers just as the season for chilled potatoes officially heats up. New research published in the scientific journal Food Chemistry adds to the growing body of evidence that shows that cooking and cooling potatoes can significantly increase the amount of Resistant Starch (RS).
Best Hope for Potassium & Fiber Missing in Kids Diets is the Vegetable They're Least Likely to Ignore: Potato
February 17, 2016U.S. children are not consuming enough vegetables, resulting in an inadequate intake of key nutrients, including potassium and dietary fiber, which are important for growth, development and overall health.
Potato Nutrition ABC - brought to you by the United States Potato Board
September 01, 2015Just in time for the back to school season, here is your A to Z guide on potato nutrition, brought to you by the United States Potato Board.
US Potato growers score with spending bill provision
December 10, 2014Count the potato among the special interests rewarded in the massive spending deal Congress unveiled this week.
New data suggest Potassium and Dietary Fiber intake among Toddlers should be priority
April 30, 2014Recommendations to increase the intake of potassium and dietary fiber among young children should be a priority for the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, according to a new study by the Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE) presented today at Experimental Biology 2014.
Potatoes good for your heart
July 22, 2013A new scientific review suggests that eating potatoes may be good for your heart.