A Protein in Cucumbers, Potatoes and Other Vegetables Could Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

According to the Health experts, we should eat at least five portions of fruits and vegetables everyday as they’re a great source of fiber, antioxidants and several other vitamins and minerals. But are all vegetables as healthy as we think they are? They may not be, according to this new study. Some health experts are now claiming that you should go easy on vegetables like cucumbers, tomatoes and potatoes as they contain a protein that may lead to Alzheimer’s disease. According to a study conducted by Dr. Steven Gundry, a heart…

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Fried Potatoes & Burnt Toast May Cause Cancer: Health Experts Warn

Amongst the growing scare of the risk of cancer, health experts are giving more attention to the kind of we eat and more importantly, the kind we should eat. A few months ago, the research division at the World Health Organisation declared that bacon, sausage and other processed meats cause cancer. The International Agency for Research on Cancer ruled that “Processed meat was classified as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1), based on sufficient evidence in humans that the consumption of processed meat causes colorectal cancer”. They concluded that each 50 gram portion…

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Starch in Bananas, Potatoes, Grains Beneficial for Health

Resistant starch, which occurs naturally in foods such as bananas, potatoes, grains and legumes, may benefit your health by aiding blood sugar control, supporting gut health and enhancing satiety, new research has claimed. The comprehensive review by researchers, including those from University College Dublin in Ireland, examined the potential health benefits of resistant starch, a form of starch that is not digested in the small intestine and is therefore considered a type of dietary fibre. Some forms of resistant starch occur naturally in foods such as bananas, potatoes, grains and…

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Man who ate potatoes for a year reports dramatic weight loss

 (iStock) A man who set out to eat nothing but potatoes for an entire year has said that in addition to shaving off more than 100 pounds, he’s come off antidepressants and his cholesterol levels have lowered. Andrew Taylor, of Melbourne, Australia, said that while he was criticized for his diet at first, it helped him break his addiction to unhealthy food, News.com.au reported. Taylor, who used to binge on soda and deep-fried food, has posted his journey with potatoes on social media and said that his social life hasn’t…

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Do potatoes reduce stomach cancer risk?

“Eating lots of potatoes will reduce your risk of getting stomach cancer,” according to enthusiastic media reports that seized on the UK’s love affair with the spud. The mouth-watering headline followed the publication of a large Chinese review into the link between diet and stomach cancer, which involved 76 studies and 6.3 million people across several countries. However, the news reports were perhaps a little hasty in their conclusions – the study didn’t find any specific link between eating potatoes and a lower risk of stomach cancer. Stomach cancer is one of…

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Are Potatoes Really That Evil?

Potatoes are perhaps the most widely used vegetable across the globe. From fries to tikkis, potato dumplings to potato and leek soup, they astound with their versatility. They are also the quintessential fasting food. Many Navratri dishes celebrate these as the core ingredient like Aloo Ki Tikki and Aloo Ki Kadhi or in combination with other ingredients such as Kutti Ki Puri and Singhare Ki Matthi. It is thus tragic that these poor dears are associated with obesity and weight gain. Every time we think of going on a weight reduction…

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Are Potatoes Really That Evil?

Potatoes are perhaps the most widely used vegetable across the globe. From fries to tikkis, potato dumplings to potato and leek soup, they astound with their versatility. They are also the quintessential fasting food. Many Navratri dishes celebrate these as the core ingredient like Aloo Ki Tikki and Aloo Ki Kadhi or in combination with other ingredients such as Kutti Ki Puri and Singhare Ki Matthi. It is thus tragic that these poor dears are associated with obesity and weight gain. Every time we think of going on a weight reduction…

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Bread, rice, potatoes, pasta and different starchy ingredients

Starchy ingredients are an crucial source of calories in our weight-reduction plan. Even though it’s regularly cautioned that starchy foods are fattening, each gram of carbohydrate offers much less than half as many calories as a gram of fat. About one 0.33 of our total every day meals intake need to be from these foods. Try and encompass them at each meal by basing your meals on starchy foods inclusive of potatoes, breads, pasta, rice, noodles or cereals (more examples beneath). Select excessive fibre or wholegrain varieties as an awful…

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Eating Potatoes Ups Potassium, Fiber in Kids

Potatoes tend to be well-liked by kids and can be a good source of potassium and dietary fiber for children aged one-three years, a study has found. It showed potatoes provide eight percent of the recommended daily value of fiber — important for growth, development and overall health of children. “It’s important that consumption of all vegetables, particularly those that are good sources of potassium and dietary fiber, be encouraged in children,” said Theresa A. Nicklas from Baylor College of Medicine in the US. “Dietary habits established during childhood often…

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