DENVER, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to fighting cardiovascular disease, a nutrient-dense diet rich in
And with so many fresh and delicious ways to enjoy potatoes, it's easy to dig into their healthy side. For more nutrition information and healthful recipe ideas, visit www.PotatoGoodness.com.
About Potatoes USAPotatoes USA (formerly the United States Potato Board) is the nation's potato marketing and research organization. Based in Denver, Colorado, Potatoes USA represents more than 2,500 potato growers and handlers across the country. Potatoes USA was established in 1971 by a group of potato growers to promote the benefits of eating potatoes. Today, as the largest vegetable commodity board, Potatoes USA is proud to be recognized as an innovator in the produce industry and dedicated to positioning potatoes as a nutrition powerhouse—truly, goodness unearthed.
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