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Potato Insights & Events

May 2022

The glycemic index may be counterproductive to helping Americans adopt healthier diets

Newly published perspective examines the shortcomings of the glycemic index as a measure of carbohydrate food quality Peer-Reviewed Publication THE ALLIANCE FO…
April 2022

Clarifying carb confusion: experts propose evidence-based scoring system to assess the overall healthfulness of carb-containing foods

New ‘Carbohydrate Food Quality Score’ considers a comprehensive and practical approach, aligning with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans Peer-Reviewed Pu…
March 2022

Which promote greater metabolic health, almonds or potatoes? Rigorous, randomized trial weighs in

No short-term, statistically significant difference between calorie-matched fries and almonds on key health metrics Peer-Reviewed Publication THE ALLIANCE FOR…
October 2021

New study finds potatoes, when enjoyed as part of a healthy diet, are not associated with elevated heart health risk factors among adolescent girls

Eating potatoes also linked to improved nutrient intakes in ‘tween’ girls Peer-reviewed Publication THE ALLIANCE FOR POTATO RESEARCH AND EDUCATION (APRE) N…
August 2021

Shifting the dialogue on high-quality carbohydrate foods

Experts propose a nuanced approach to define high-quality carbohydrate foods while avoiding unreliable indicators, like GI Peer-Reviewed Publication THE ALLIAN…
August 2021

Adolescent Diets that Include Potatoes are Associated with Better Diet Quality

Research suggests that, among nine- to 18-year-olds, eating potatoes can be an effective strategy to modestly improve intake of key shortfall nutrients Peer-Re…
July 2021

The need for nuance in carbohydrate recommendations

A more complex, holistic and non-reductionist approach to defining carbohydrate quality is needed Peer-Reviewed Publication FOODMINDS LLC NEWS RELEASE 21-…
January 2021

The Need for Nuance: Carbohydrate Quality Is Much More Than the Glycemic Index

There is no globally accepted definition of carbohydrate quality – no equation, algorithm, or succinct way of identifying the quality of a carbohydrate-conta…
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