Today’s health tip: Heath benefits of potatoes

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Potatoes are rich in fiber and potassium, which contribute to most of its benefits.

They help lower blood pressure and protect the heart and even treat inflammation and the resultant diseases like cancer and rheumatism.

And they contain fiber, potassium, and vitamins C and B6 all of which are great for heart health. Also found to cut colon cancer risk.

Potatoes contain complex carbohydrates (fiber), those found in whole grains are preferred to those in starch-heavy foods.

Frying can lead to the synthesis of a chemical called acrylamide, which causes cancer

It can also lead to healthy weight gain. Since the vegetables have a caloric value, consuming them in normal amounts can lead to a sustained and healthy weight gain.

The potato peel, and even the potato juice, can greatly improve your skin health. The vegetable also works equally well for skin whitening.

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