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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Nutritional Factors Influencing Potato Consumption

item Navarre, Duroy
item Brown, Charles

Submitted to: Potato Progress
Publication Type: Popular Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: October 15, 2003
Publication Date: November 24, 2003
Citation: Navarre, D.A., Brown, C.R. 2003. Nutritional factors influencing potato consumption. Potato Progress. Vol III (17):1-3.

Technical Abstract: Potato and other carbohydrate rich foods have recently received negative comments from certain popular diet proponents and some nutritionists. This increases the importance and presents an opportunity to take advantage of the full phytonutrient potential of potato by identifying germplasm that has particularly high levels of key vitamins and phytonutrients. Any potato variety exceptionally rich in phytonutrients may appeal to the public and be highly marketable.

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