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Potato Misconceptions Clarified

12/12/2015

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New Findings Show America Benefits From Potatoes

3/14/2014

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Author: Alliance for Potato Research and Education

Maureen Storey, Ph.D., president and CEO of the U.S.-based Alliance for Potato Research & Education (APRE), of which McCain is a founding member, talked about new information that suggests that calorie intake from white potatoes is surprisingly modest for adults and school-aged children. Read the full article. Source: http://www.apre.org/science/apre-blog/post/the-white-hot-buzz-on-potatoes-and-other-white-vegetables/


White Potatoes Increase Intake of Potassium among Children, Teens and Adults

3/13/2014

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Author: Alliance for Potato Research and Education

"White Vegetables: A Forgotten Source of Nutrients" identifies a substantial body of evidence that demonstrates how the inclusion of white vegetables, such as potatoes, can increase intake of shortfall nutrients as well as help increase overall vegetable consumption. Read Full Article Source: http://www.apre.org/newsroom/press-releases/advances-in-nutrition-supplement-explores-state-of-nutrition-science-on-white-vegetables/


Focus on Color Means White Veggies Dropped Like a Hot Potato

3/12/2014

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Author: Alliance for Potato Research and Education

According to Dr. Connie Weaver, a distinguished professor of nutrition science at Purdue University, "When prepared in a healthy way, potatoes are nutritious. People need to remember that white veggies have a place at the table, too." Read more about the healthful benefits of potatoes and other white vegetables at Purdue News. Source: http://www.apre.org/newsroom/news-articles/focus-on-color-means-white-veggies-dropped-like-a-hot-potato


Top Dietitians Show Support for McCain as a Leader in Making Delicious More Nutritious

3/11/2014

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Author: McCain Foods USA

Now considered an important exhibitor at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE), McCain continues to strengthen its role as a leading science-based food supplier dedicated to effective nutrition communications. In October, a cross-functional team of McCain employees were in Houston for FNCE, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics—the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, formerly known as the American Dietetic Association.


Health & Wellness Moves into Action Across McCain®

2/18/2014

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Author: McCain Foods USA

As a family-owned company, McCain® is committed to nourishing hard-working Americans with great-tasting food. And that means making foods that are delicious, affordable and nutritious. Find out what steps we’re taking to increase our commitment to more nutritious offerings in McCain Life.


White Paper: Potato Product Innovation Fats and Dietary Guidance

2/14/2014

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Author: Alliance for Potato Research and Education

Finding the right balance betweeen flavor and nutrition can be a challenge. Learn about the many ways white potatoes, even French fried, can be part of a balanced, healthy diet when enjoyed in moderation. Read More


White Paper: The White Potato An Affordable, Nutrient-Dense Vegetable

2/14/2014

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Author: Alliance for Potato Research and Education

Learn about the nutritious benefits potatoes can bring to the table to fulfill important nutrients the majority of consumers are lacking in their diets such as dietary fiber and potassium. Read More


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