To mash or not to mash…that is the question. Potatoes are one of the hardest comfort foods give up. The starch, the sugar it turns into and the comfort of consuming them make them one of the most consumed foods in American culture. But what if you were told that one of the MAIN things holding you back from your detoxification and weight loss efforts is the consumption of potatoes?…

The Detriment

Potatoes are a hybrid plant first domesticated in Peru and Ireland in the early to mid 1800s. The plant actually saved the people of the island from starvation during it’s depression and has since been cultivated and cross bred to result in over 4000 different varieties. The high starch content has an acidic pH of 3.5 and is known scientifically as glycerinc acid.