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GO EAT... POTATOES.

THE humble potato has helped keep people in good health for generations, providing essential energy and nutrients as well as therapeutic properties when used as a natural remedy and beauty treatment.

Packed with vitamins and minerals, as well as slow release energy, potatoes are naturally healthy in every way.

They keep you fuller for longer - the starchy carbohydrate in potatoes takes longer to digest, so their slow release energy is great for keeping hunger pangs at bay.

They contain virtually no fat and or no cholesterol and have fewer calories than pasta or rice - a portion of Charlotte potatoes contains 115 calories compared to 228.8 for rice and 248.4 for pasta.

Potatoes are a good source of vitamin C vitamin C
 or ascorbic acid

Water-soluble organic compound important in animal metabolism. Most animals produce it in their bodies, but humans, other primates, and guinea pigs need it in the diet to prevent scurvy.
 and B. A jacket potato contains 50% of the RDA RDA
abbr.
recommended daily allowance


Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA)
The Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) are quantities of nutrients in the diet that are required to maintain good health in people.
 of vitamin B vitamin B
n.
1. Vitamin B complex.

2. A member of the vitamin B complex, especially thiamine.



vitamin B, vitamin B complex

a group of water-soluble substances described separately.
6, and Thiamine.
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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Oct 19, 2009
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