Potatoes are starchy carbs which provide energy instantly. It’s a great snack when feeling weak, famished or tired. Since it is digested easily, it is a boon for patients, babies and aged individuals who cannot eat hard food.
Potatoes have a good amount of soluble fiber and with the skin, it also provides insoluble fiber which prevents constipation, reduces cholesterol and helps you feel fuller longer.
They are also a good source of potassium which helps control blood pressure and reduce water retention as well.
There is a very high amount of vitamin C in potatoes which can prevent gum bleeding. Vitamin C is also necessary for collagen formation which helps heal the skin, wounds and bone cartilages.
The vitamin B6 content of potatoes is required for formation of new cells in the body and also for normal brain functioning.
Potato skin contains lot of phytochemicals which help protect against cardiovascular- disease by lowering levels of bad LDL-Cholesterol and keeping arteries fat-free.
Eat them the right way and you will never disregard them. Did you Know that When a bite of Potato is eaten before a meal, it helps the tongue become clearer of any taste in your mouth and let’s you fully enjoy the taste of food you are going to eat!