-Potatoes contain very low fat (just 0.1 g per100 g) and no cholesterol.
-They are high in both soluble and insoluble fiber.
-The fiber content helps slow absorption of starch in the gut thereby keeping blood sugar levels within normal range. For the same reason, potato is still favored source of carbohydrates in diabetics.
-The tubers are one of the richest sources of B-complex group of vitamins such as Vitamin B6, Niacin, Pantothenic acid and folates.
-Fresh potato skin as well as flesh are good source of antioxidant vitamin; vitamin-C.
-They also contain adequate amounts of many essential minerals like Iron, manganese, copper and potassium.
-Red and russet potatoes contain good amount vitamin A, and flavonoids like carotenes and zeaxanthins.
We love simple boiled or baked potatoes served with freshly chopped herbs!
And Neil and his kitchen crew are offering
Baked stuffed potatoes, potato risotto, potato poutine, and potato gratin
at the kitchen counter!