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The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade Solanum tuberosum L. ..... and with what it is consumed (i.e., the addition of various high- fat or high-protein toppings). In the...

The great potato debate: Nutritionists insist spuds ARE vegetables ...

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Apr 2, 2011 ... The Department of Health has never included potatoes in the 'five a day' criteria. In fact, it doesn't even class the potato as a vegetable at all.

Is Potato a Vegetable? | New Health Guide

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Botanically potato is a vegetable, one of the nightshade vegetables in ... However , it is nutritionally considered as a starchy food due to its high carb content.

Potatoes: An Important White Vegetable | Eat + Run | US News

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May 16, 2013 ... Potatoes are packed with potassium and fiber, and low in calories. ... Although this may be true for some produce, "White Vegetables: A ...

Potato Identity Crisis: Am I a Vegetable or Supercarb or Both ...

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Jan 29, 2010 ... The slower, the better — and the potato was quick. And then it seemed it was no longer a vegetable at all, passed over by the Department of ...

All about the Vegetable Group | Choose MyPlate

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Mar 28, 2016 ... Any vegetable or 100% vegetable juice counts as a member of the ... raw leafy greens can be considered as 1 cup from the Vegetable Group.

5 Healthy Veggies You Think Are Bad For You—But Aren't

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White potatoes, iceberg lettuce, and other wrongly maligned veggies are ... Truth is, even vegetables you may think of as nutritional duds are packed with ...

Vegetables That Should Be Counted as Starches in Diets | Healthy ...

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All varieties of potatoes are counted as starch. Whether you love fingerling, russet , Idaho or sweet potatoes, you'll get a large amount of starch. One cup of ...

Sweet potatoes- Starch or vegetable? - Calorie Count

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Mar 21, 2010 ... But would they be considered the "starch" part of the meal, the "vegetable" part of the meal, or both? If I have a sweet potato, do I also need to ...

Sweet Potato Ranks Number 1 In Nutrition of All Vegetables

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With a score of 184, the sweet potato outscored the next highest vegetable by more than 100 points. The higher the score, the more nutritious the food.

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Are potatoes vegetables or fruits? - Quora

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Simple, potato is botanically classified into the group of vegetables and specifically nightshade vegetables. However, it is nutritionally considered as a starchy ...

Fruits & Veggies More MattersSweet Potato: Nutrition . Selection ...

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Fruit & Vegetable How-To Video Center: Storage, Selection, Preparation, Recipes Click to See Video on How to Select Sweet Potato: Sweet Potato Selection, ...

Do root vegetables like sweet potatoes count as vegetables or ...

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May 2, 2011 ... Q. Do root vegetables like sweet potatoes count as vegetables or starches, and is it true that all the nutrition is in the skins?