Published online: Jul 07, 2009
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Weight Watchers, one of the leading weight loss and management programs, emphasizes good eating choices, healthy habits and a supportive environment to its 1.5 million members. Online, it offers a host of information to help those members make smart food choices. Recently, potatoes were highlighted as a Most Valuable Ingredient. The article hits all of the USPB "nutrition on a budget" proof points and offers great suggestions for preparation and recipes.
The intro reads: "A limited budget doesn't have to mean limited flavor. Our Most Valuable Ingredient series highlights those powerhouse products that are versatile, healthy, tasty and cheap, giving you the best bang for your buck. Spuds, taters, tubers: Whatever you call potatoes, this dinnertime staple provides tremendous nutritional value. And given the variety of ways there are to prepare and enjoy them, potatoes are definitely one of our Most Valuable Ingredients."