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Mar 28, 2022

We’ve learned about potatoes and diabetes and hypertension in Episodes 212 and 216, and why you should chill and reheat potatoes in Episode 224. Today we learn how to reduce the glycemic impact of potatoes, and the healthiest type of potato. By Dr. Michael Greger at

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Related Episodes:

212: Do Potatoes Increase the Risk of Diabetes?

216: Do Potatoes Increase Risk of High Blood Pressure and Death?

224: Glycemic Index of Potatoes: Why You Should Chill and Reheat Them

Dr. Michael Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. He is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School of Medicine. In 2017, Dr. Greger was honored with the ACLM Lifestyle Medicine Trailblazer Award and became a diplomat of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine.  

He founded NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a non-profit, non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day.  

His latest books —How Not to Die, the How Not to Die Cookbook, and How Not to Diet — became instant New York Times Best Sellers. His two latest books, How to Survive a Pandemic and the How Not to Diet Cookbook were released in 2020. 

100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements have always and will always be donated to charity.

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