Nutrients In PotatoFor quite a long time, potato has not been highly valued by modern nutritionists and considered ‘fattening’, due to a high content of starches and carbs. Another bad thing about potatoes is their being too easily affected by various pesticides and fertilizers (you can read more information about the ‘dirty dozen‘ or 12 foods the most affected by pesticides). However, growing your own potatoes in your garden and consuming them without fears of getting fatter and fatter can be actually an excellent idea. As the findings of a recent study have shown, potatoes are very rich in a great number of principal minerals, vitamins and other nutrients, that places potatoes to the same cohort with the most known natural superfoods like avocados, nuts, beetroot, broccoli, and others. Read the rest of this entry »