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New potato for diabetics growing in Ont.

September 21, 2016  By Hamilton Spectator

September 21, 2016, Toronto, Ont – People who avoid potatoes to reduce their carb intake can now try a new Ontario-grown variety that’s touted to have a lower glycemic response, meaning it doesn’t cause the rapid spike in blood sugar that normally comes from eating carbohydrate-rich foods.

The new Carisma potato, which is being grown in Waterdown will be available in limited quantities in select stores in Ontario this fall, says EarthFresh Farms, the grower and distributor of the spud. READ MORE


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