A review on the nutritional value of the potato

CAMIRE, KUBOW, DONNELLY (2009) Potatoes and Human Health Critical Reviews in Food Sciences and Nutrition vol 49 823-840 The potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) tuber follows only rice and wheat in world importance as a food crop for human consumption. Cultivated potatoes have spread from the Andes of South America where they originated to 160 countries…

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The potato

Propitious esculent : The potato in World History John Reader Publisher William HeinemannReviewed in Nature by Sandra Knapp Potatoes and poverty Nature 2008 vol 455 pp 170-71 This book is devoted to a most important vegetable , the potato which has sustained impoverished populations world wide. Originating in South America. One of the great sights…

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