How to eat a potato

Always eat your organic potatoes with the skin. Most of the minerals iron, calcium, fiber and especially potassium, lie in the outer one-eighth inch of the potato – AKA, the skin. Ounce for ounce, the skin is the most nutritious part of the potato. Need a potassium boost? Peel some potatoes, throw away the insides and cook the peels!. While you are prepping your potatoes, pare away any green areas, trim the bruises/blemishes and gouge out the eyes (sprouts). The green parts on a potato are from the presence of chlorophyll and too much solanine. Solanine is not only bitter tasting but it can bring headaches, cramps and diarrhea if eaten in large quantities. The eyes of the potatoes also contain lots of solanine, so you want to avoid them altogether.

Keep them organic!

Keep them organic!

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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