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List of root vegetables

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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. (...

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.

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?

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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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.

Is a potato a vegetable or grain? | Reference.com

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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...

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 ...

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 Potato: Nutrition . Selection . Storage - Fruits & Veggies More ...

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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, ...

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

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May 16, 2013 ... We've been told that the more color a fruit or vegetable displays, the more nutrients you'll find within. Although this may be true for some ...

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 ...

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 ... the biggest myths about a few unfairly maligned vegetables—and provide easy and ...