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Purple Potatoes

Purple Potatoes May Help Lower Blood Pressure

Posted October 15, 2013

You may have seen them furrowing some ‘brows at local markets, but if you’re a ‘meat and potatoes’ kind of person, you’ll be delighted to learn that the once-again-popular purple potato stands to confer some significant heart health benefits.

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Purple potatoes pack serious antioxidants compared to their white-fleshed counterparts

Posted August 5, 2013

You may or may not have noticed a new potato in town at your local grocer or more likely at your local health food store. It is native to South America and is called the purple potato, named for its deep purple skin as well as the purple flesh within it. There are several types of the purple potato including the Purple Majesty, Purple Viking and Purple Peruvian varieties.

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Python circulating fatty acids study could benefit diseased human heart

Posted April 30, 2012

A surprising new University of Colorado Boulder study shows that huge amounts of fatty acids circulating in the bloodstreams of feeding pythons promote healthy heart growth, results that may have implications for treating human heart disease.

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