The Alliance for Potato Research & Education

Dedicated to advancing the scientific understanding of the role potatoes play in promoting the health of all people.

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About APRE

APRE supports nutrition research and science education to advance the understanding and acceptance of the role of potatoes in healthy lifestyles.
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APRE Research Library

Explore published studies funded by APRE that assess the role of potatoes in cardiometabolic health, heathy dietary patterns and healthy lifestyles.
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Potatoes & Public Health

Learn more about the evidence-based benefits of potatoes, their nutrient contributions to healthy dietary patterns, and more.
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Potato Science in the Media

From news articles and press releases to expert interviews and thought pieces, see how APRE potato nutrition science is showing up in the media.
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Recent Research

November 2023

Effect of potatoes as part of the DASH diet on blood pressure in individuals with and without type 2 diabetes: A randomized controlled trial

Shannon Galyean, Dhanashree Sawant, Allison Childress, Michelle Alcorn, John A. Dawson

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October 2023

Perspective: Potatoes, Quality Carbohydrates, and Dietary Patterns

Stephen A. Fleming, Jenny R. Morris

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October 2023

The Effects of Potato Presentation on Vegetable Intake in School-Aged Children: A Cross-Over Study

Mayra G. Hernandez Sanchez, Sarah Bellini, William F. Christensen, Laura K. Jefferies, James D. LeCheminant, Emily V. Patten, Alisha H. Redelfs, Nathan Stokes, Jacklyn Wang, Micaela Rennick, Kelsey Anderson, Joli Hunt and Gene J. Ahlborn

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APRE's research program was created to extend the understanding of the nutritional value of potatoes, while adhering to guidelines that support sound and credible research through industry funding. To receive email announcements on our annual grant and fellowship programs, sign up below.
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