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Why are potatoes getting a bad reputation? Isnt it the fatty chips that are bad? What about mashed?

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Carbs galore

Potatoes are not vegetables and don't have all the nutritional goodies that veggies do.
Potatoes are just complex carbs. Carb heavy diets are generally speaking not good for long term health. In moderation, like most things is probably ok. Although the term " moderation" means different things to different people.:).

In brief: Carbs galore

Potatoes are not vegetables and don't have all the nutritional goodies that veggies do.
Potatoes are just complex carbs. Carb heavy diets are generally speaking not good for long term health. In moderation, like most things is probably ok. Although the term " moderation" means different things to different people.:).
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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Dr. David Shulan
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Carbohydrates

Plain white potatoes are nearly pure carbohydrates that quickly are turned into sugars.
To much carbohydrate can be as bad as too much fat.

In brief: Carbohydrates

Plain white potatoes are nearly pure carbohydrates that quickly are turned into sugars.
To much carbohydrate can be as bad as too much fat.
Dr. David Shulan
Dr. David Shulan
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