... or high-protein toppings). In the UK, potatoes are not considered by the NHS
as counting towards the recommended daily five portions of fruit and vegetables.
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.
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?
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
It is an important food staple and the number one vegetable crop in the world. .....
potatoes—such as potato chips and french fries—are considered among the ...
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.
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 ...