Potatoes cannot be titled as a “bad” food.
what matters is the amount of potatoes, overconsumption and the preparation method.
In fact this is true for most of the foods. Any food which is over consumed or made wrongly will not do good to the body.
Talking about Potatoes, they are rich in vitamins and minerals such as potassium, vitamin C, magnesium, choline, phosphorus, zinc and fiber which will keep you satiated and keep your energy levels stable.
It’s rich source of vitamin B 6, which is essential for breaking down carbohydrate.
Potatoes are rich in folate too, which helps in repairing the DNA.
Potatoes are alkaline in nature and reduces gut inflammation.
Raw Potato juice is also said to have lots of benefits but needs to consumed in supervision of your nutritionist.
It’s as simple, that If you eat a small bowl of potatoes in form of a bhaji, or aloo roti it will not lead to weight gain or make you fat, rather will nourish you with good nutrients. But if the same potato is consumed in the form of French fries or fried come or if you overeat potatoes will lead to weight gain.
Enjoy Potato in your meals and don’t go overboard.