Interesting Facts on Potatoes

The potatoes are the most known vegetables in the world. They are more known than the onion and the lettuce. The potatoes can be cooked in a various ways and they are part of each third meal for the Americans. When it is cooked in a healthy way, the potato is a great source of energy and it is rich in nutrients.

Fresh potato juice in folk medicine used for the treatment of ulcers of the stomach and duodenum, as well as other gastrointestinal disorders. In addition, the juice of potatoes some researchers use in the prevention of treatment of malignant diseases.
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Same as the oranges, the potato is rich in great quantities vitamin C. Actually, one middle sized potato contains 45% of the daily need of vitamin C recommended for a good health. The potatoes are rich in fibers and carbohydrates and contain more potassium than the banana.