Sweet vs. all the other potatoes: which are healthier?

I think most of us are currently under the impression that sweet potatoes are healthier (lower on the glycemic scale and contain more nutrients) than white, yellow or purple-fleshed potatoes.  This in-depth article explains why one type does not necessarily trump the other, and that both types can be an excellent addition to your diet.

I particularly like the section “The Problem with GI/GL” and the explanation of some factors that can influence (change) the gylcemic index of a food.  Have a look…

http://www.precisionnutrition.com/regular-vs-sweet-potatoes

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