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Efficacy and Application of Purple Potato Flour

Efficacy and Application of Purple Potato Flour

The purple potato flour is made of fresh and high-quality purple potato by peeling and drying. All dry matter of purple potato except skin is retained: protein, fat, carbohydrate, vitamin, mineral and dietary fiber. The color, aroma, taste and flavor of rehydrated purple potato flour are the same as those of steamed and mashed fresh purple potato. It has the effect of lowering blood pressure, nourishing blood, nourishing qi, moistening lung and nourishing skin.


Ⅰ. The efficacy of purple potato flour


The nutrition content of purple potato flour is obviously higher than that of common sweet potato and its lysine, copper, manganese, potassium, zinc content is 3~8 times higher than that of common sweet potato. At the same time, it belongs to diet food, which can prevent arteriosclerosis effectively, especially the content of anti-cancer material iodine and selenium is 20 times higher than that of other sweet potato. And selenium and iron is the essential elements for anti-fatigue, anti-aging, blood tonic, especially selenium is known as "anticancer king", which is easy to be absorbed by the body and can stay in serum to repair the myocardium, enhance immunity, remove free radicals, inhibit DNA synthesis in the cancer cell and division and growth of the cancer cell and prevent the gastric cancer, liver cancer and other cancers.


According to the traditional Chinese medicine, black foods can tonify the kidney, and the kidney is a congenital body. The source of life is fixed in kidney. Modern medicine thinks that black food not only has rich nutrition, but also can tonify the kidney, prevent aging, be benefit for health care and longevity, prevent and treat disease, blacken hair, beautify the face and other unique effects. Purple potato flour after rehydration is bright purple with a strong flavor of baked potato taste. Rich dietary fiber can relax bowel, beautify face, prevent aging, especially having a good protection and regulation for the eye of people who face the computer for a long time .


Ⅱ. Application fields of purple potato flour


(1) Quick-frozen industry


Purple potato flour is mainly used in the quick-frozen industry of sweet dumplings, quick-frozen dao qie and quick-frozen steamed bread. 120 mesh purple potato flour can be used as filling for sweet dumplings and quick-frozen steamed bread,replacing part of wheat flour in the production process. Meanwhile, non-quick-frozen steamed bread and dao qie can also add purple potato flour. 200 mesh is mainly used to make the skin of frozen sweet dumplings, and can also be used as an ingredient in purple potato ice cream.


(2) Baking industry


Purple potato flour is widely used in baking industry and mainly used to replace part of wheat flour, as a raw material to add in food. 120 mesh purple potato flour are common in the market, such as purple potato bread, purple potato toast, purple potato biscuit, purple potato cake and purple potato cookies. 200 mesh can be used to spray the surface of bread, which is beautiful and nutritious. At the same time, purple potato flour is used to make moon cake stuffing, whether cantonese moon cake or other moon cake can use purple potato flour to make filling.


(3) Beverage industry


The beverage industry is mainly about 200 mesh purple potato flour, which can be used as a raw material to add to solid drinks, such as purple potato milk tea, purple potato soy milk and other coarse grain drinks.