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nutrition for a russet vs yukon gold potato

A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Food Questions: I do not know what you mean by nutritious. They are both carbohydrate calories (100%). The sweet potato is a complex carbohydrate, meaning this is bet ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Shackelford
26 years experience Emergency Medicine
Processed food - meh: Doubtful if fresh cut. Processed food is all about additives and salt. Both potatoes and sweets have nutrients. Balanced diet is key. Don't make a hab ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Moran
33 years experience Cardiology
Glycemic Index: White potatoes typically have a G.I. Of 85/100. Sweet potatoes have a G.I. Of 37/100. The G.I. Tells you how simple or complex the carbohydrate is, ... Read More
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Dr. Nancy Mellow
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Here's a link!: http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/hil/hil-23-a.html what is labelled "yam"in the U.S. (usually orange and high in beta-carotene) is actually a ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
For 1 day only?: Of course this isn't a nutritionally healthy food plan for long term, as it isn't sustainable. It provides mostly starch -- and little protein, miner ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Whey protein: Whey protein is good for you but please do not rely on it as a way of replacing a good diet. The shakes can supplement the other protein, fat, and ca ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Balanced diet: Good diet requires a good balanced intake of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water. Of the protein component milk protein is co ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Question not clear: Based on your question, I can't tell if you are concerned about protein intolerance, or carbohydrate intolerance with lactose? Big difference--
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: B"sd white potatoes in general are high in readily digestible starch and will raise blood sugar more than lower and less rapidly digestible starchy fo ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Eating potatoes: Can increase over all weight if calories in exceeded calories burned a certain amount of that (how much can't be predicted) will go toward your butt. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Salt and fat: The high salt content and fat content of certain potato chips could be harmful to health when taken in excess. In moderation, they can be part of a di ... Read More

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