white potato

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Recent Examples on the Web One large white potato has nine grams of fiber (with skin), which is important for digestion and helping to lower our cholesterol. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin farmers — and diners — dig potatoes of all types and colors," 15 Aug. 2019 The nutrition profile of all white potatoes (russet, yellow, white, red, purple/blue, fingerling and petite) is relatively similar. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin farmers — and diners — dig potatoes of all types and colors," 15 Aug. 2019 Idaho-style white potatoes have become popular among farmers in the region as tastes have shifted toward international staples such as pasta and rice. National Geographic, "Here’s why every foodie you know is heading to Peru," 19 July 2019 In the market’s potato section, women mostly sell huge sacks of the familiar round white potatoes for a few dollars, but a few sell native species in different shapes and colors. National Geographic, "Here’s why every foodie you know is heading to Peru," 19 July 2019 Both versions nix simple carbohydrates (bread, bagels, cereal, juice, dried fruit), starches (white pasta, white potatoes, white rice, corn, chips), and anything with added sugars. Amy Capetta, Good Housekeeping, "Keto vs. Atkins: Here's What RDs Say About Picking the Right Diet for You," 10 Dec. 2018 Having carbs like white rice, pasta or white potatoes at dinner as a side is another way to increase levels of tryptophan, and thus serotonin and melatonin. Denise Foley, Good Housekeeping, "How to Get to Sleep Fast: 8 Simple Ideas," 27 Dec. 2012 Plain old white potatoes are a great source of carbs, vitamins and nutrients, and are filling and satisfying. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "17 Healthy Ways to Cook With Potatoes," 2 July 2018 Are sweet potatoes better for you than white potatoes? Caroline Walder, Good Housekeeping, "Sweet Potatoes Are Officially One of the Best Carbs You Can Eat," 5 Mar. 2018

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1723, in the meaning defined above

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