Lean and mean: Potatoes a part of the top five diets in the US

Image result for side delights potatoesSide Delights shared data from the recently released U.S. News and World Report 2018 Best Diets rankings report, with the top five focusing on vegetables, including potatoes. The top two ranked diets (a tie) are the Mediterranean diet and the DASH diet. The Mediterranean diet is based on the healthy eating habits of the region and recommends foods such as olive oil, fish, and vegetables ­ such as potatoes. The diet may help prevent some chronic diseases and increases longevity. The DASH diet help reduce blood pressure, by focusing on fruit, vegetables, whole grain, and lean protein. Side Delights® said it offers a wide variety of fresh, healthy potatoes including bagged, bulk, gourmet and organic, in addition to fresh cut, convenience, and potato kits. The website, SideDelights.com, offers hundreds of recipes that the company says is perfect for anyone watching their weight or just wanting to eat great tasting food. More