Health Tip: Healthier Ways to Prepare Potatoes
(HealthDay News) -- Potatoes are a great source potassium, fiber
and vitamin C, but many popular recipes also load on the
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests how to enjoy the
nutritional benefits of potatoes without piling on the
- Top a baked potato with low-fat or fat-free sour cream, some
shredded cheese, and chives or broccoli.
- Cut potatoes into strips, brush on a little olive oil and bake
in the oven to make your own healthy French fries.
- Slice potatoes in half and scoop out part of the flesh; brush
with a little olive oil, sprinkle with paprika and bake to enjoy
some healthy potato skins.
- Chop up potatoes and sauté with onions and peppers.
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