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Re: potatoes

At 10:20 AM 4/16/98 -0400, Elizabeth J. Rowe wrote:
>The problem with potatoes, while they are certainly very low in fat, is
>that they are also very low in fiber.  Fiber has no calories but fills you
>up, so you consume fewer calories from food that is higher in fiber, like
>whole grains and beans.
Does leaving the skin on help up the amount of fiber?  I just love to leave
the skins on my potoatoes and remember reading that a good deal of their
vitamins and stuff was in the skin.

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