Potato is one of the most consumed vegetables in India. Potatoes are rich in starch, carbohydrates, dietary fibers and essential minerals such as copper, magnesium, and iron. They all have a strong, fresh taste when eaten raw and sweet after cooked. Potatoes can be prepared in numerous ways, including boiled, baked and steamed. However, frying potatoes may dramatically boost their calorie content if you use a lot of oil.
- Lowers risks of colon cancer and cholesterol
- Improves glucose tolerance
- Insulin sensitivity
- Satiety after a meal