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Nutrition

New Book to guide Potato Research and Development
The International Potato Center has published an open source book on potato research: 'The potato crop: its agricultural, nutritional and social contribution to humankind'.
Monday, December 23, 2019
Great Lakes Potato Chip Co offers Purple Blackberry potato chips for its 10 year anniversary
If you are living in Michigan or nearby, Purple potato chips could be on shelves at a grocery store near you this holiday season, thanks to a collaboration between Michigan State University researchers and Traverse City-based Great Lakes Potato Chip Co.
Clinical trial to focus on benefits of potato based resistant starch for healthy kidneys
A 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
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Purple Power: 7 Benefits of Purple Potatoes
Purple 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.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Potato as effective as carbohydrate gels for boosting athletic performance, study finds
Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, scientists report.
The 'best before' dates for Calbee Inc.'s bagged potato chip products will be extended by two months starting October.
Major Japanese snack-maker Calbee Inc. said Thursday that it will extend the 'best before' date for its potato chip products by two months.
NC State grew the North Carolina sweet potato industry into a global powerhouse.(Courtesy: Bill Krueger / NC State University)
NC State grew the North Carolina sweet potato industry into a global powerhouse. Now we're leading the effort to breed sweet potatoes that could provide economic opportunities and better nutrition for people in African countries. (Courtesy: Bill Krueger)
10 beneficios de la papa en nuestro organismo
La papa es un alimento versátil y tiene un gran contenido de carbohidratos; es popular en todo el mundo y se prepara y sirve en una gran variedad de formas (Nota publicada por la National Geographic).
Sunday, January 6, 2019