Diets Prevention

Potatoes Aren’t Always Bad for You – It’s All in the Preparation

A new study shares some sympathy for a much-maligned vegetable: the potato.

It found that the way the potato is prepared – including what people add to it – is what’s associated with Type 2 diabetes, rather than the “humble” vegetable itself.

The study was published in Diabetes Care, a peer-reviewed journal by the American Diabetes Association for health care providers.

Previous research had shown an association between diabetes and total potato intake.

A team of Australian researchers, led by Dr. Nicola Bondonno from Edith Cowan University’s Nutrition and Health Innovation Research Institute, explored the relationship of vegetable intake and the incidence of Type 2 diabetes. Read more…

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