Fresh potato (tuber) can be cooked for food or vegetables. However, the fresh potato tubers with large volume and high water content are difficult to transport and long-term storage. For this, the countries of the world pay great attention to the production of potato processed food, such as French fries, potato chips, instant potato powder, potato starch and a variety of pastries, egg rolls, as many as 100 kinds. The fresh stems and leaves of potatoes can be used as fodder through silage, but they contain nightingale, which must be prevented from poisoning livestock. In some areas of China, potato stems and leaves are used as green manure, which is similar to that of ziyunying.
Potato tubers contain rich dietary fiber, and rich potassium salt, belongs to alkaline food. Some sources say it's as much as an apple. Therefore, the gastrointestinal absorption of potatoes is slow. After eating potatoes, the time spent in the intestinal tract is much longer than that of rice, so it has a sense of satiety. At the same time, it can also help to take away some oil and garbage, which has a certain effect of defecation and detoxification.
In addition, potato tubers contain carotene and ascorbic acid, which are not found in cereal grains. Look from nutrition Angle, it has more advantage than rice, flour, can supply human body a large number of heat energy, can call "perfect food". Potatoes and whole milk alone are enough to keep people alive and healthy. Because the potato nutrition is very comprehensive, the nutritional structure is more reasonable, but the amount of protein, calcium and vitamin A is slightly lower; And that's exactly what whole milk is for.
Potato tuber moisture is much, adipose little, the quantity of heat of unit volume is quite low, the vitamin C that contains is an apple 4 times or so, vitamin of B group is an apple 4 times, of all sorts of mineral is an apple several times to differ to a few times, potato is fall blood pressure food, some kind of nutrition in pranpranal much or be short of can cause disease. Likewise, adjust food, also can "eat" away corresponding disease.
Potatoes have anti-aging properties. It contains rich vitamin B1, B2, B6 and pantothenic acid and other B vitamins and a large number of high-quality cellulose, but also contains trace elements, amino acids, protein, fat and high-quality starch and other nutrients.
Potatoes are carbohydrates, but contain only about a quarter of the same amount of rice by weight. Studies have shown that starch in potatoes is a resistant starch that can shrink fat cells.
Potato is very good high potassium is low na food, suit oedema model very much fat person edible, add its potassium content is rich, it is the highest in vegetable almost, still have the effect of thin leg so.