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Is this the reason for our unhealthy eating?
September 28, 2021
An increasing number of people in the western world are overweight. Why? Scientists have been seeking an answer to this question for some time now. Researcher Rachelle de Vries sheds (quite) some light: we may be pre-programmed.
Potato nutrients can help reduce sodium retention, may help reduce risk of hypertension
June 23, 2021
New study finds that individuals with higher cardiometabolic risk may benefit from adding more dietary potassium, via potatoes, to a typical American diet
Biodiversity of Native Andean Potatoes: Nutritional Profile and Phenolic Composition
March 05, 2021
The characterization of six varieties of native Andean potatoes with a wide biodiversity in tuber shape, flesh, and skin color was performed, through the determination of their proximate composition, mineral content, and phenolic profile.
'Grow Your Own Potatoes', a popular education programme in the United Kingdom will continue in 2021
January 24, 2021
The Grow Your Own Potatoes (GYOP) Programme will go ahead as planned in 2021 with the support of the potato industry.
Red potato pulp: an innovative ingredient for gluten-free bread
January 11, 2021
Starch-based gluten-free bread (formulations containing a mixture of corn and potato starch with hydrocolloids) are deficient in nutrients and do not contain health promoting compounds.
Potato has the potential to reduce anemia, due to high level of iron absorption
November 29, 2020
The potato is known to be a good source of energy, potassium, and vitamins C and B6, but according to research recently published in the Journal of Nutrition, its tubers can also be an excellent source of iron.
Annual Cambridge Potato Conference will be an online event this year
November 17, 2020
After much discussion and planning by the CUPGRA Executive Committee, it has been decided, owing to COVID-19 restrictions, to go ahead with a virtual conference to continue the unbroken run of 30 successful CUPGRA Cambridge Potato Conferences.
Mexico reinstates labeling exemption for foodservice products, facilitating US exports
November 12, 2020
The US potato industry was informed that Mexico rescinded its new front of pack labeling regulation, reinstating the exemption for foodservice products, according to a newsletter from the National Potato Council.