Originally Posted by Billi
What I really don't get logically is the banning of potatoes. I've read about it in numerous articles and books but I never understood what is soo wrong with them.
It is best to avoid white potatoes as they are too high in carbohydrate. The body metabolizes the carbs into glucose (sugar) and if you, like most middle age western males, already have a spare tyre, then your liver, already overworked filtering toxins, booze pollution and other difficult to process foods finds it easier to store the excess sugar as fat.