Banner Logo
Home
The Real Kato
About Me
Twitter
Facebook
Frozen Lunches
Links
Dooce
Sweat Pants Mom
Secret Agent Josephine
Vindauga
Contact



Archives
Most Recent

2020 October
2008 March
2008 February
2008 January
2007 December
2007 November
2007 October
2007 September
2007 August
2007 July
2007 June
2007 May
2007 April


Categories
All Categories 

bloggers 
books 
commentary 
dating 
food 
funnyhaha 
interesting 
life 
movies 
music 
politics 
reviews 
science 
site-business 
sports 
style 
techwatch 
television 
theater 
travel 


Recent Comments
On Big Ten Football 2020: Week 1 Recap
Dan* said:
Hi Ken, good to see you back for another season of commentary! Looking forward to some football.

C...
On College Football 2019: Final
Ken said:
Hey Dan, thanks for being my only subscriber! Yeah I'll be rooting for Penn State (Memphis is a weir...
On College Football 2019: Final
Dan* said:
Thanks for the great articles this year Ken! I hope the Big 19 kicks ass in the bowl games. See you...
On College Football 2019: Week 9 Preview
DANIEL STAHLMAN* said:
Almost 2 weeks later, and I finally watched my recording of the game. It's probably good that I didn...
On College Football 2019: Week 8 Preview
Dan* said:
Great summaries of the games as usual, Ken. Penn State struggled in a lot of phases, but I was encou...


<< Previous: 4000 lives and 500 b... | Next: Learn Something Ever... >>

Learn Something Every Day
Wednesday, 2008 March 26 - 10:27 pm
In the course of surfing the Internet (and researching answers for Yahoo Answers), I do several dozen Google searches a day. (There you go, a plug for both Yahoo and Google in one sentence.) And I find that I learn a few interesting things every day. So I'm gonna try a new regular blog feature: "Learn Something Every Day". I'll try to post at least one random fact I discovered or looked up that day.

Today I looked up a bunch of stuff about the cost of the Iraq war and the cost of U.S. energy consumption, but I covered most of that in my last post. So instead of those facts, I'll tell you about potatoes.

Did you know? Potatoes are very good for you. They're loaded with Vitamin C, potassium, B vitamins, and dietary fiber. They kind of have a bad reputation as a starchy food with empty calories, but a potato has half the calories of a serving of rice, and considerably more nutrients. So, enjoy that potato! Just go easy on the butter.

Permalink  2 Comment   Bookmark and Share
Posted by Ken in: foodinteresting

Comments

Comment #1 from Noelle (Guest)
2008 Mar 27 - 9:14 am : #
Damn it Ken, the butter is the best part.
Comment #2 from baketown (baketown)
2008 Mar 27 - 11:42 am : #
I loves me some taters. They're my favorite thing to eat in the whole wide world.

As to their nutritional value, that's why so many Irish died in the potato famine - the entire country was living off them.


Comments are closed for this post.
Login


Search This Site
Powered by FreeFind