Potatoes in diet can lower blood pressure

Eating potatoes may help to reduce blood pressure, suggests a study at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. Obese and overweight people can reduce their weight by having just a couple of servings of the vegetable, which was until now considered a strict no-no for health conscious people. This research overturns potato’s bad reputation as something that is linked to unhealthy effects.Most health conscious people would keep out the potato from their diet but they are yet to realise that the vegetable is rendered unhealthy when it is fried or cooked in other harmful ways. Whenever anyone thinks about having potatoes, the image the crops up in the mind is one of French fries and similar fattening foods with empty calories. The findings of the research carried out in the Pennsylvania based University of Scranton was with purple potatoes cooked in microwave without any oil or fat.

Read More Here: Potatoes in diet can lower blood pressure – Green Yatra Blog

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