Potatoes! The Occasional Indulgence

Potatoes are delicious and can be prepared in several different ways (healthy and unhealthy) to make them even more delicious. Unfortunately in our society, the potato is commonly used as a catalyst for many unhealthy foods like hot oil, butter, sour cream, and on occasion deep fried cheese.

When you look at the basic facts, the potato is a high carb, high fiber, good source of vitamins tuber . The skin of the potato contains most of the vitamins and a medium potato is about 150 calories so they should be enjoyed in moderation.

If you boil or pan fry potatoes they can be a great addition to a meal on occasion, but like any starch, should not be a regular part of someones diet if they are trying to lose weight.

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