The benefits of potatoes
Potato is a perennial tuberous crop belonging to the genus Solanaceae. In fact, it is named potato because of its edible tuber. The English word potato comes from the Spanish potato. According to the Spanish Royal Academy, it is Tino (sweet potato) and Quechua papaya (potato). Potatoes are generally sweeter than ordinary potatoes, although there is no similarity between these two types of potatoes. In the sixteenth century, English botanist John Gerard used two terms, 'bastard potato' and 'virginia potato', and named sweet potatoes as ordinary potatoes.
Potatoes are especially effective in strengthening the body, especially in the spleen and stomach. This plant is useful in the problem of deficiency in kidney function. Its benefits can also be noticed in the case of night blindness. In that case, feed the patient sweet potatoes with animal, especially castrated liver. In the villages, even in the cities, it is customary to eat sweet potatoes by burning them in a fire. This method is effective in relieving common cold and cough. Potatoes contain sugars, carbs, colloids, vitamin BRC, potassium and solanine. The benefits of round potatoes are much the same as those of sweet potatoes. But a little less. It helps in relieving the weakness of spleen and stomach as well as general weakness of the body.
That has that nutritional value
Energy 321 joules (6 calories), starch 15 g, fiber 2.2 g, fat 0.1 g, protein 2 g, water 75 g, thiamine (vitamin B-1) 0.06 mg, riboflavin (vitamin B-2) ) 0.03 mg, niacin (vitamin B-3) 1.1 mg, vitamin B-6 0.25 mg, vitamin C 20 mg, calcium 12 mg, iron 1.8 mg, magnesium 23 mg, phosphorus 57 mg, Potassium 421 mg, Sodium 6 mg.
Many people like to eat French fries and potato chips. But we do not pay attention to the damage caused to the body by these foods due to the presence of fat. Potatoes can be boiled, cooked in curry or eaten mashed. Potatoes contain vitamin C, which as an antioxidant compensates for the loss of body cells. Potato also eliminates stomach problems. If the skin is burnt somewhere, crushed raw potato can be applied on the burnt area to get relief. Potatoes contain a variety of fatty acids, including vitamin B complex, amino acids, and omega-3s, which help increase brain function. Potatoes are a good source of carbohydrates, protein, calcium, niacin, and vitamin C and vitamin B complex. These ingredients help fight heart disease and keep blood pressure normal. Potatoes do not allow kidney stones to accumulate. In addition to vitamin C and B complex, potatoes contain potassium, magnesium, zinc and phosphorus, which are beneficial for your skin.
The harmful side of potatoes is - gastric
So for those who have gastric problems, it is better to avoid potatoes.