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Potato puree is a promising race fuel for athletes

21 days ago   |   By Medical News Today

In a trial involving trained cyclists, potato puree and carbohydrate gel showed equal ability to sustain blood glucose and racing performance.
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Powered by potato? Spuds ‘just as good' as carb gels for athletic performance, says study

Powered by potato? Spuds ‘just as good' as carb gels for athletic performance, says study

21 days ago   |   By NutraIngredients-USA

Consuming potato puree works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel when it comes to maintaining blood sugar levels and boosting athletic performance, researchers report.
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