14 Apr, 2024
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Avoid Eating Too Many Potatoes If You Have This Medical Condition – Health Digest

The reason potassium can pose a health risk to patients with chronic kidney disease is because the kidneys are already struggling to regulate potassium levels in the body, explains the National Kidney Foundation. Increased potassium intake can subsequently put a person at risk for hyperkalemia, a condition in which the amount of potassium in the […]

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Here’s How Much Protein Is Hiding In Your Plate Of Sweet Potatoes – Health Digest

Even though the 3.6 grams of protein in a sweet potato seems kind of low, a medium, baked white potato (173 grams) also has 3.6 grams of protein. You might think eating white potatoes instead of sweet potatoes makes an even swap in terms of protein content, but these potatoes have less in common than […]

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Potatoes Have An Unexpected Amount Of Protein – Health Digest

Are all potatoes equal when it comes to protein content? Here’s what we found when we took a look at some of the numbers. In a 100-gram serving of unsalted, cooked sweet potato with the skin intact, you’ll get 2.01 grams of protein (via USDA). That’s even more than the 1.87 grams you’ll find in […]