Root vegetables are plant roots used as vegetables. Although botany
distinguishes true roots ... Apios americana (hog potato or groundnut); Cyperus
esculentus (tigernut or chufa); Dioscorea spp. (ya...
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.
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...
So basically they are a vegetable but they are not counted in the five we should
eat each day. ... Potatoes are not considered a fruit from a botanical (science)
point of view. They are stem tubers, not originating from a flower. “Vegetable” is
not a ...
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?
White potatoes, iceberg lettuce, and other wrongly maligned veggies are ... Truth
is, even vegetables you may think of as nutritional duds are packed with ...
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 ...
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 ...
Nutrition information for red potatoes and tips on how toselect, store and ...
Storage - Fruits & Veggies More Matters : Health Benefits of Fruits & Vegetables ...