Potato is a tuberous fruit of complex starches and is one of the most famous types of food used in the kitchens of the whole world, characterized by potatoes as non-seasonal and available throughout the year, has several varieties of different colors. It has several ways to prepare and multi-dishes such as mashed, roasted, or grilled potatoes and can be prepared next to meat or chicken. Potatoes are an important storehouse of many vitamins, minerals, fiber, carbohydrates, and calories as well.
What are the benefits of potatoes?
Potatoes are a complex starch that works to give a feeling of satiety fast and for a long time and regulate the percentage of insulin in the blood.
Potatoes contain both iron and phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, and zinc, and all these elements have the ability to strengthen and build healthy and healthy bones.
It has a strong and effective role in the prevention of cancer because it contains folate, which is important in the treatment of DNA cells and thus the fight against cancer, and the fibers contained in potatoes prevent the development of colon cancer.
Due to its high fiber content, it activates the digestive process and eliminates the stomach from the products of this process, thus maintaining the cleanliness of the stomach and protecting against colon and stomach diseases.
It also has a high ability to prevent stomach ulcers.
Potatoes provide the body with vitamin B6 useful for the nervous system where it enters the production of neurotransmitters between cells and the brain and works to activate the production of the hormone serotonin useful in getting rid of depression, insomnia and stress and activates the production of the hormone melatonin as well as useful in the process of proper growth as well as helps to get rid of the feeling of stress and fatigue.
Potatoes contain a compound that is important for controlling blood pressure and it also contains potassium, which is useful for blood pressure because it balances with sodium, which leads to high blood pressure.
Benefits of potatoes for hair
Potatoes are rightly valued as an undervalued vegetable as it has many benefits for the body and especially the hair. They contain a lot of useful nutrients for hair.
That sweet potato is a rich source of iron, copper, potassium, magnesium, and beta-carotene.
Beta-carotene helps cell growth, prevents hair thinning, and can also reduce hair fading.
The potassium and magnesium content in sweet potatoes makes it great
For hypertensive patients.
Benefits of potatoes for skin
Potatoes supply the body with vitamin C, which in turn acts as an antioxidant that is important in protecting the skin and skin.
It also builds proteins that are important for building and protecting the skin from
Wrinkles are associated with aging.
Vitamin C purifies the skin of toxins and fights free cracks caused by exposure to sunlight.