If you have love for potato and are also trying to lose extra weight then here is a sure shot guide for you to lose weight with potatoes.
Having potatoes makes you gain weight’ is a common perception. Although, potatoes are filling, they are moderate in calories and a non-fattening food option. Owing to the many nutrients that potatoes are dense with, they can help multiply a dieter’s efforts in losing weight.
According to the USDA's Nutrient Data Laboratory, whole potatoes provide fibre, a nutrient that helps to lose weight by producing a feeling of fullness. Fibre-rich foods, such as potato, help to control appetite, thus, there is not much room left for fattening foods.
According to The Doctors Book of Food Remedies, an average-size baked potato with skin fulfils 48 per cent of vitamin C and 40 per cent of vitamin B6’s daily requirement. Other nutrients that it provides include copper, manganese and potassium. By fulfilling the nutritional needs of body without adding too many additional calories, potatoes can help reduce body weight.
Whether potatoes should be a part of weight-loss food plan or not is debatable. Most health experts do agree on keeping a calorie-count and making requisite food choices. Besides weight-loss foods, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins, one may include potatoes in their dietary regimen, but they must ensure that the diet is not overloaded with food items.
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