Potatoes good for clean bulking?

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  1. BustaNut

    BustaNut God help us A-LOL!

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    Are they really bad?

    Aren't they pretty much fat-free, sugar free, no sodium, 80% water? They rank high on GI because the carbs are high quality and complex. I don't see how they are gonna hurt unless you are eating them w/ butter, cheese, chocolate, etc...

    Can someone elaborate/correct my thinking?
     
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    sweet potatoes definitely, love those things :bowdown:
     
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    i stick to brown rice but ive been debating switching to sweet potatoes PWO
     
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    why are sweet potatoes preferred?
     
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    sweet potatoes are so damn tasty
     
  6. Frank Dux

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    I've been eating them post workout for the past year. I love them.
     
  7. HardTech

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    much more fiber content, more flavor
     
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    Do you drink a shake w/ them?

    I am intrigued.

    Are you on a bulking / cutting / maintaining diet though?
     
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    only pwo imo, they spike insluin too much
     
  10. Frank Dux

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    I'd be at the gym, have my 2 scoops of waxy maize near or at the end of my workout. Get home, drink my whey. About 30 minutes later I'd have my post workout meal, which usually consisted of some lean protein with a sweet potato. I did this as part of a clean bulk...

    I'm cutting now though. :wtc: I'm already fucking hungry.
     
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    What did your lean protein consist of? Meat?
     
  12. Frank Dux

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    I just ate what I wanted/available. Usually it'd be one of these or a combination of two - lean beef, salmon, tilapia, chicken breast, ground turkey.. I just made sure to get about 40 g's of protein.
     
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    Sweet potatoes are some of the best carbs available IMO
     
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