Root vegetables are plant roots used as vegetables. While botany distinguishes
true roots such ... Apios americana (hog potato or groundnut); Cyperus
esculentus (tigernut or chufa); Dioscorea spp. (...
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.
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 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?
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 ...
Any vegetable or 100% vegetable juice counts as a member of the ... juice, or 2
cups of raw leafy greens can be considered as 1 cup from the Vegetable Group.
Officially, potatoes are vegetables, not grains. Part of the confusion about what
potatoes are stems from the starch content, which rivals that of rice, flour and...
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 ...
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 ...
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