IN DEFENCE OF THE HUMBLE SPUD
Potatoes often get a roasting when you’re trying to lose weight, but HFG dietitian Karissa Woolfe says it’s time to mash the myth!
Potatoes often get a roasting when you’re trying to lose weight. The time has now come to finally mash the myth
For years, spuds have been seen as ‘fattening’, but 94 per cent of nutrition experts in a recent survey rated jacket potatoes as ‘healthy’. Potatoes with their skins on provide energy, fibre and many essential nutrients our bodies need. Why then do they continue to get singled out as being less healthy for us than other vegetables?
the main difference: spuds are starchy, which is why low-carb diet advocates lump them with pasta or rice. But demonising potatoes is unnecessary, and only fuels an unhealthy relationship with food.
KNOW? DID YOU skin Leaving the you on will help for feel fuller longer