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A recent study conducted among nine to 18-year-olds has suggested that eating potatoes can be an effective strategy to modestly improve intake of key shortfall nutrients.(Unsplash)

Adolescents who consume potatoes have higher quality diets: Study

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2021 01:03 PM IST
  • A latest study suggests that eating potatoes in any form was associated with higher intakes of several essential nutrients, including dietary fibre and potassium - two nutrients of public health concern - and improved nutrient adequacy.
Monsoon recipe: Move over regular pakodas and try Caramelised BBQ potatoes(Hershey India)
Monsoon recipe: Move over regular pakodas and try Caramelised BBQ potatoes(Hershey India)

Monsoon recipe: Move over regular pakodas and try caramelised BBQ potatoes

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2021 08:43 PM IST
  • If you believe that rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book, we have good news for you! Forget batata bhajiyas and fix your monsoon cravings by bonding over barbeque and grilling some caramelised potatoes to go with your chai with Chef Ranveer Brar-approved recipe
People wait in a queue to buy onions at a subsidized rate of Rs. 40 per kilogram at a market in Vijayawada on October 26, 2020.(PTI File Photo)
People wait in a queue to buy onions at a subsidized rate of Rs. 40 per kilogram at a market in Vijayawada on October 26, 2020.(PTI File Photo)

Onion, potato prices stabilising: Piyush Goyal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 02:51 AM IST
For the past three days, the all-India average retail prices of potatoes have stabilised at around Rs42, food, public distribution and consumer affairs minister Piyush Goyal said, adding that 30,000 tonne of potatoes would arrive from Bhutan soon.
Sweet potatoes have benefits galore.(Shutterstock)
Sweet potatoes have benefits galore.(Shutterstock)

Diabetics, take note! You can nosh on sweet potatoes to control your blood sugar

By Geetika Sachdev
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 06:24 PM IST
Sweet potatoes or shakarkandi has been termed a ‘superfood’ by the American Diabetes Association for Diabetes. Here’s why it is a must-add to the diabetic diet.
There’s more to the humble potato…
There’s more to the humble potato…

There’s more to the humble potato…

By Partnered Feature, HT Brand Studio
PUBLISHED ON SEP 06, 2020 11:14 AM IST
A potato as a metaphor for a relationship? Let Mr.Ghosh tell you why, in Episode 4 of HT Neighbour’s Kitchen.
Potatoes can help in immediately cooling down the skin.(Pexels)
Potatoes can help in immediately cooling down the skin.(Pexels)

From reducing dark circles to treating sunburns: Here’s how potatoes help in skincare

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 12:33 PM IST
Potatoes can even out your skin tone, brighten it and get rid of dark spots as they contain an enzyme called ‘catecholase’.
Kolkata biryani comprises rice, chicken/mutton, potato and egg.(Wikimedia Commons/Deepanjan Ghosh)
Kolkata biryani comprises rice, chicken/mutton, potato and egg.(Wikimedia Commons/Deepanjan Ghosh)

The curious case of potato in Kolkata biryani and how the British fed us a lie

Hindustan Times | By Kabir Singh Bhandari
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 04:37 PM IST
Kolkata biryani is a huge favourite not only in Kolkata, but also outside. However, it wasn’t introduced as an alternative to meat as is widely believed. Read on to find out the real reason.
This year’s crisis is rooted in a genuine supply crunch, triggered by first a sluggish start to the monsoon and then delayed harvests due to untimely rains(Bloomberg)
This year’s crisis is rooted in a genuine supply crunch, triggered by first a sluggish start to the monsoon and then delayed harvests due to untimely rains(Bloomberg)

Decoding the onion price rise

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2019 07:21 AM IST
India lacks a robust yearly agricultural outlook, which refers to a tightly scanned, market intelligence-based forecast of availability and prices.
The study’s aim was to expand and diversify race-fuelling options for athletes and offset flavour fatigue.(Unsplash)
The study’s aim was to expand and diversify race-fuelling options for athletes and offset flavour fatigue.(Unsplash)

Potato effective for boosting athletic performance. Here’s why

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2019 02:34 PM IST
Potatoes are a promising alternative for athletes because they represent a cost-effective, nutrient-dense and whole-food source of carbohydrates, says study.
(L-R) Chhabil Patel, Bipin Patel, Vinod Patel and Haribhai Patel.(HT Photo)
(L-R) Chhabil Patel, Bipin Patel, Vinod Patel and Haribhai Patel.(HT Photo)

PepsiCo drops lawsuit against Gujarat farmers over potatoes for Lay’s chips

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad/Vadali | By Zia Haq
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2019 10:05 AM IST
Confronting the meticulously drafted infringement lawsuit filed in April, the four potato growers stood no chance. PepsiCo accused them of stealing a variety of potato over which it claims to have exclusive rights, seeking damages of Rs 1 crore from each.
The video opens to show a regular potato but ends with that same potato looking completely different.(TikTok/@elona_balasyan)
The video opens to show a regular potato but ends with that same potato looking completely different.(TikTok/@elona_balasyan)

Woman uses makeup to give a makeover to a potato. Watch video

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 11:26 AM IST
A video posted on video sharing app TikTok shows a woman giving a potato a makeover
80 trucks of potatoes arrived from Agra and Indore on Sunday.(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)
80 trucks of potatoes arrived from Agra and Indore on Sunday.(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)

Market watch: Increase in supply brings down potato, onion prices in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2018 02:52 PM IST
The prices of tomatoes, peas and carrots have also decreased
Negative calorie foods can be eaten guilt-free as they are low in calories and digesting these foods burns more calories than they contain.(Shutterstock)
Negative calorie foods can be eaten guilt-free as they are low in calories and digesting these foods burns more calories than they contain.(Shutterstock)

Weight loss diet, what are negative calorie foods and why they matter

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 11:12 AM IST
Negative calorie food: Eating foods that are low in calorie makes it easier to lose weight. Here are 5 such foods to include in your diet.
A sweet potato vendor waits to cross a street in Beijing. The bulbous, colourful sweet potato has long been seen as an artifact of mankind's first ocean voyages, ferried from its home in South America all the way to Polynesia centuries ago.(AFP)
A sweet potato vendor waits to cross a street in Beijing. The bulbous, colourful sweet potato has long been seen as an artifact of mankind's first ocean voyages, ferried from its home in South America all the way to Polynesia centuries ago.(AFP)

Are sweet potatoes older than mankind? New research shows plant originated 8,00,000 years ago

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2018 11:46 AM IST
A new study uses extensive genetic analysis to suggest that the sweet potato was widespread on Earth long before humans came into the picture.
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