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I’m thinking about cutting back on carbohydrates, but still love to eat Idaho® potatoes. How exactly do potatoes fit into the whole, anti-carb diet craze?
Dr. Potato isn’t a real doctor of course but has spoken to medical doctors, nurses, dieticians and other health professionals over the years. Their opinion? We need carbohydrates! It is fuel for our bodies. Of course not all carbs are good, as they fall into ‘simple’ and ‘complex’ groups – the latter is where potatoes are, being a nutrient-dense, heart-healthy vegetable. Here’s a fact sheet that explains further:
Oh yeah, here’s my um, prescription: Eat two, nutritious Idaho® potatoes and call me in the morning!
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Established in 1937, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is a state agency that is responsible for promoting and protecting the famous "Grown in Idaho®" seal, a federally registered trademark that assures consumers they are purchasing genuine, top-quality Idaho® potatoes. Idaho's ideal growing conditions, including rich, volcanic soil, climate and irrigation differentiate Idaho® potatoes from potatoes grown in other states.
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