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glennbradbury

66 months ago

Do potatoes count as one of your 5 a day ?
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I am curious what people think or if anyone knows for a fact. After all a potato is a vegetable so does it count as one of the 5 a day vegetables and fruit that we all supposed to have a day. I do not suppose that 5 portions of chips would count or 5 bags of crisps but a baked potato might.
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bead24

  64 months ago
Hi there, I don't think it does count towards your 5 a day as its full of starch .Not what they term or are thought of in the same sense as other veg which are included in what they want you to consume for the benefit of your health.
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csk52

  64 months ago
Do 5 potatoes count as your whole 5 is what I ask myself
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psyconut

  65 months ago
i think potatas are classed as starchy like yer rice pasta noodles etc. i dont think its yer five a day. although i wish crisps or chips did count. as i am terrible with my fruit veg n potatas.
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daveyboy821

  65 months ago
potatos aren't counted as one of your 5 a day
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Laurantius

  65 months ago
Since they are a vegetable you would think so, but I belief that in dietary terms they count as a protein food.
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ericajanekimber

  65 months ago
Potato doesn't count as one of your 5 a day as it is classified as a starch
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dudeyloop

  65 months ago
i guess so they good for you right? hmmm that's a toughy.
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dippydally

  65 months ago
A potato isn't counted as one of your five a day. It counts as a carb instead.
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cerise100

  65 months ago
Sorry Glen, they dont count as one of your five a day as they come in the carbohydrate section even though they are high in Vitimin C, they are still a major part of your diet though :O)
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pemble29

  65 months ago
Im sorry to say Glenn that potatoes are not classed as one of your five a day! They are carbs and starch so they are in the same class as pasta !
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