Potato Insights & Events

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The latest findings challenge outdated assumptions about the anabolic effects of plant-derived proteins Peer-Reviewed Publication THE ALLIANCE FOR POTATO RESEA…
May 2022

New nutrient profiling tools confirm starchy vegetables deliver comparable nutritional value as non-starchy vegetables and whole fruit

Peer-Reviewed Publication THE ALLIANCE FOR POTATO RESEARCH AND EDUCATION (APRE) A new study recently published in Frontiers in Nutrition has challeng…
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…
April 2022

A New Carbohydrate Food Quality Scoring System to Reflect Dietary Guidelines: An Expert Panel Report

by Adam Drewnowski, Matthieu Maillot, Yanni Papanikolaou, Julie Miller Jones, Judith Rodriguez, Joanne Slavin, Siddhartha S. Angadi and Kevin B. Come…
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…
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