Benefits of Potato

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  • Potatoes are rich source of vitamin C, vitamin B6, copper, manganese, and dietary fiber.
  • Sweet potatoes are reasonably low in calories and comprise no fat. They are rich source of beta-carotene, potassium, and vitamin A.
  • Potato is the most efficient food for energy production.
  • The energy produced through potato gets stored as glycogen in muscle and liver; it functions as a readily available energy during prolonged, strenuous exercise. That’s why; it is an important part of players’ diet.
  • Potatoes are low in sodium, nearly fat free and easy to digest. They make active part of any diet.
  • Potatoes are beneficial in curing stomach ulcers and inflamed conditions of the colon.
  • Potatoes are also beneficial in hemorrhoid due to their high fiber content.
  • Potatoes might help prevent cancer in glands and organs with epithelial tissue because of their high Vitamin A content.
  • Potatoes make nice food for diabetics because they help to control blood sugar levels.
  • Potatoes help to improve resistance to heart attack and stroke. The potassium content, available in potatoes, helps in maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance in the body cells.
  • Potatoes also help in normal functioning of heart and keeping a check on blood pressure.

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  • lata joshi says:

    potato helps the diabetic patient means its truly good news ,bcoz my husband likes the potato very much thanks for the information

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