Eight Surprising Uses for the Practically Perfect Potato
The potato. We eat them because we love how they taste. We boil them, mash them, bake them and fry them. We douse them in salt, pepper and butter and even eat them raw. But did you know that when you enjoy that tasty spud you are gaining tremendous health benefits? Potatoes are packed with fiber, protein and Vitamins A, B-Complex and C. They are chock full of minerals such as copper, iron, magnesium, niacin and potassium. They are used to relieve tummy troubles and inflammation. The versatile potato also has many non-culinary uses.
Here are some suggestions to help you reap the benefits of this vegetable powerhouse (please consult your doctor before using the potatoes to treat any medical ailment):