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.

November 2023

Want school kids to eat more vegetables? Don’t forget about the power of potatoes on the plate

November 28, 2023 Study shows serving kid-friendly forms of potatoes with other vegetables in a cafeteria setting increases overall vegetable intake. A new stu…
October 2023

More than just carbs: starchy vegetables play an integral role in meeting nutrition needs

October 25, 2023 Menu modeling shows swapping grains for starchy vegetables may lead to declines in fiber and potassium – two nutrients most Americans don’…
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…
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The latest findings challenge outdated assumptions about the anabolic effects of plant-derived proteins Peer-Reviewed Publication THE ALLIANCE FOR POTATO RESEA…
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