Potato Insights & Events

April 2023

Beyond ‘good vs. bad’ – A new, more comprehensive approach to evaluate carbohydrate quality and improve health equity

The Carbohydrate Food Quality Score offers a novel carbohydrate scoring strategy that is culturally inclusive and aligns with the Dietary Guidelines for Americ…
November 2022

Potatoes Can Be Part of a Healthy Diet

Pennington Biomedical Research Center BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — When we think of healthy vegetables, we don’t think of potatoes, but we should. Pot…
October 2022

Branding foods as ‘healthy’ or ‘unhealthy’ based on marginal data calls findings into question

Diabetologia. 2022; 65(10): 1751–1752. Published online 2022 Aug 16. doi: 10.1007/s00125-022-05767-6 To the Editor: This letter is in response…
October 2022


Jan 19, 2022 Carbohydrates: Consumer Confusion, Current Guidance & Future Recommendations The physiological impacts of eating carbohydrate-containing foods…
October 2022

The Need for Nuance: Toward an Evidence-Based Definition and Classification of Carbohydrate Food Quality

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) recommends adults consume nearly two-thirds of calories from carbohydrate-containing foods; however, the advic…
October 2022

The Glycemic Index 40 Years Later: A Fresh Look at Its Reliability, Utility and Value

Over the past 30 years, the glycemic index (GI) has increasingly been used as shorthand for carbohydrate food quality, with some calling for its use in federal…
September 2022

New study finds no association between potato consumption and elevated cardiometabolic disease risk

The latest findings show that overall diet and lifestyle mediate health outcomes associated with potato consumption, not potato preparation methods Peer-Review…
June 2022

New study illustrates that potato protein ingestion strongly increases muscle protein synthesis rates at rest and during recovery from exercise

The latest findings challenge outdated assumptions about the anabolic effects of plant-derived proteins Peer-Reviewed Publication THE ALLIANCE FOR POTATO RESEA…
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