Three cheers to Runner’s World magazine for their fabulous article about potatoes in the February issue, on stands now! Within the article you’ll also find four potato recipes, all of which can be made in under 20 minutes! In fact, the recipe for Healthy Potato Pancakes takes just five minutes!!
Why are potatoes the perfect food for runners? According to Runner’s World it’s because potatoes:
Boost fiber (research shows that men & women who eat fiber from vegetables like potatoes have less body fat & smaller waists!)
Speed recovery because of their high antioxidant content
Help your heart – a single potato provides a hefty dose of potassium and vitamin C. Vitamin C protects arteries from damaging effects of cholesterol, while potassium maintains healthy blood pressure.
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