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According to the Brazilian Potato Association, potatoes are the fourth most consumed food in the world after rice, wheat, and corn. Isn’t it amazing?
This tuber is originally from the Peruvian and Bolivian Andes and has been cultivated for more than 7,000 years. Its popularity comes from being a cheap food, easy to grow and cook.
But potatoes also have good nutritional properties. They contain lots of water and food fiber and are a source of carbs for daily life.
They also have vitamins A, B, and C, vitamin E, minerals, and fats. Did you know that?
In today’s video, you will see some of the benefits of potatoes:
Keeps bones and joints healthy
Lowers blood pressure and risk of strokes
Prevents muscle cramps
Controls the symptoms of PMS
The risks and contraindications of eating potatoes are very low. Some people are allergic to a protein found in potatoes and should avoid the food.
Now that you have some good reasons to eat potatoes, why not try some dishes with this tuber?
Potatoes are super versatile and can be eaten in many ways. There are lots of recipes that use potatoes, and you can even use the peels.
You can eat your potatoes baked, boiled, and even steamed!
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