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Healthy Living

It's Time To Stop Hating On Potatoes

A couple of people who read last week’s column on dried beans, peas, and other pulses were tripped up by the fact that they contain low-glycemic carbohydrates, and one of them buttonholed me at a party over the weekend. “Beans are so starchy!” she said. “And I really try to avoid carbs. What makes beans good and potatoes bad?”