• Is Sweet Potato Healthy? All You Need To Know About Its Health Benefits
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    Is Sweet Potato Healthy? All You Need To Know About Its Health Benefits

    No matter what time of the year it is, you will always find an array of seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables available in the markets. Depending upon the weather and the region you are in – there is going to be something healthy, local and nutritious that you can add to your diet. Sweet potato or shakarkandhi is one such root vegetable that is abundantly available throughout the country during the winter season. The reddish-purple tuber is commonly seen being served as chaat or being used as an ingredient in sabzis etc. But is sweet potato truly healthy? Does its sweet taste mean that it should be eaten in small…

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  • A potato or bean-based diet may help with weight loss
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    A potato or bean-based diet may help with weight loss

    Share on PinterestCertain types of diets may affect insulin resistance and weight loss results for people with diabetes. Design by MNT; Photography by Jenny Dettrick/Getty Images & Elizabeth Fernandez/Getty Images Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disorder influenced by diet and other lifestyle factors. People with diabetes can work with nutritionists and other specialists to develop meal plans that are diverse and nutritious. One food that nutritionists may ask people with diabetes to initially stay away from or lower their consumption of is carbohydrate-rich foods such as potatoes. Data from a recent study, however, found that low-energy bean and potato-based diets may be effective in helping reduce insulin resistance and…

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