This world we live in has an abundance of choice. We should take advantage of that. Balance is important. I hardly ever ate potatoes in my normal diet. Then I did the research, and shockingly, it was intriguing enough to me that I actually decided to try it for a few days. All in the name of science, of course. The thing is, I had been dealing with a multitude of issues lately, likely stemming from stress over the past few weeks. I had poor sleep, horrible gut health, fatigue, and acne breakouts.
Chris Voigt made national and international news when, for two whole months, he ate nothing but potatoes. From the start of October through November in , Voigt consumed only spuds, a few basic seasonings and small amounts of oil for cooking. Voigt documented his journey through a blog 20potatoesaday. Tired of potatoes getting a bad rap as being nothing but fattening starch and carbs, he wanted to make a statement that proved potatoes were very nutritious. Spudman caught up with Voigt to reflect on the diet and how public perception of potatoes is changing. It still kind of pops up. The whole purpose of that diet was to make a bold statement, to show that there is so much nutrition in potatoes that you could live off them if you had to. Literally, I just ate potatoes and nothing else. There were a few seasonings, but no gravy, no butter, no sour cream, and just little bit of oil for cooking. That was it. I was kind of hoping to be alive at the end of the 60 days, but actually I got healthier.
We should take advantage of that. Some potato diets allow you to eat any variety of cooked potato : white, russet, gold, new, fingerling, blue, red, and so on and so forth. I welcome your suggestions. The Boiled Potato—From Better Homes and Gardens This guide to boiling potatoes provides advice on selecting and preparing your potatoes for boiling. Do you feel that stigma is wearing off? This can tank your energy levels, weaken your immune system, make you feel hungry, and mess with your concentration.