24 Jun '11, 6am

Hold the Spuds, Say Harvard Researchers: Also, he's extremely active physically — biking, walking, running (spri...

Hold the Spuds, Say Harvard Researchers: Also, he's extremely active physically — biking, walking, running (spri...

A new study by researchers from the Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has found that increased intake of potatoes is more associated with weight gain than consumption of other foods. The researchers found that just one extra serving of spuds (served any style, boiled, baked, fried, mashed with reams of butter and garlic) caused more weight gain than an extra 12-ounce can of a sugary drink or that “one more” helping of red or processed meats. Three separate cohorts of 120,877 U.S. women and men who were free of chronic diseases and not obese at baseline were involved in the study. Changes in lifestyle factors and weight change were evaluated at four-year intervals. Within each of those four-year periods, the researchers found that that participants gained an average of 3.35 lb a...

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