Potato Head

Most of us know potatoes to be this starchy vegetable full of carbohydrates and unwanted calories. We tend to associate it with junk food like French fries and chips (crisps) thereby steering in into the must-avoid-food-category. However, the humble potato has much more to offer than meets the eye. First domesticated in the Andes over … Continue reading Potato Head

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Carbohydrates: Quantity v/s Quality

Carbohydrates make up one of the three macronutrients known to mankind. They are usually categorised based on their chemical structure: simple and complex. Simple carbohydrates contain one or two sugar molecules linked together, whereas complex carbohydrates have more than two sugar molecules linked together. Simple Carbohydrates – pastries, table sugar, refined foods, sodas Complex Carbohydrates … Continue reading Carbohydrates: Quantity v/s Quality