New survey reveals an overwhelming majority of nutrition professionals do not use the glycemic index
Potatoes are not always given the credit they deserve as a high-quality carbohydrate. The glycemic index (GI), a ranking of carbohydrate in food according to how they affect blood glucose levels, can be a barrier to consumers viewing potatoes as a healthy and nutritious vegetable. A new survey fielded by Today’s Dietitian and sponsored by Potatoes USA indicates that an overwhelming majority of nutrition professionals do not use the GI when providing dietary guidance or recommendations to their patients and clients.
This is a comprehensive report depicting the potato category’s penetration on menus across different segments, dayparts, cuisines, and much more. The data is collected by Datassential, a leading food industry research firm.
The Consumer Recipe Insights study looks at how consumers are using recipes, including what type of dish, meal, and occasion they are being used for. The study also looks at the different cooking skill levels and what each skill set is looking for in a recipe.
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