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Potatoes with a glass of water?!?!? Cast Your Vote!!!!!!

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

I would like to see what other sparkers' views are on potatoes and water.

Although very starchy and full of carbs (yet very tasty) they are technically a vegetable. So my question is....

1. Do you count them as a vegetable serving?

2. Do you treat sweet potatoes/yams the same way as 'white' variety of potatoes?

3. Now drench them in oil and fry them (french fries, tator tots,
hashbrowns, ect) do you still count them as a vegetable
serving?

Now as for tracking water on spark people

1. Do you consider water to be just that; 100% pure water or

2. Do you also count liquids such a tea, lemonade, kool aid, crystal
light ect as a 'water' serving ?

3. Do you count all liquids (since the are based off of water) coffee,
fruit and vegetable juices, sodas, sports drinks, ect as water?

Invite others to take this poll, curious to see the results!!!!! Thanks!
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  • ATLMOMOFTHREE
    1. Do you count them as a vegetable serving? Yes

    2. Do you treat sweet potatoes/yams the same way as 'white' variety of potatoes? Yes

    3. Now drench them in oil and fry them (french fries, tator tots, hashbrowns, ect) do you still count them as a vegetable
    serving? No (I'm not sure why, though! They are still, in fact, potatoes!)

    1. Do you consider water to be just that; 100% pure water? Yes

    2. Do you also count liquids such a tea, lemonade, kool aid, crystal light ect as a 'water' serving ? No, they are not included in my glasses of water per day. Though I rarely drink anything but water (a little bit of fruit juice each day).

    3. Do you count all liquids (since the are based off of water) coffee, fruit and vegetable juices, sodas, sports drinks, ect as water? Nope (fruit juice I count as fruit), and I don't drink the others.
    3506 days ago
  • TURTLERASKIN
    I rarely eat potatoes, and I usually drink a ton of water, so:

    Potatoes:
    1. Yes.
    2. Yes.
    3. Yes. But since I'm veg, it's a rare day that I don't get my 10 servings of freggies in, so it doesn't really matter. Also, I can't think of the last time I had fries -- maybe three months ago??

    Water:
    1. Yes.
    2. No.
    3. No.

    To me, water is water. I suppose I could count other things as water, but I drink so much water, and I like water, that I just focus on that.

    Interesting poll!
    3507 days ago
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