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Old 08-16-2008, 05:41 AM   #6
Darryl Shaw
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Originally Posted by Craig Adams View Post
Please give me an example of what is meant by roots, shoots and tubers. I thought tubers were just edible roots. And shoots...hmm, like bamboo shoots, would that include water chestnuts too...hmm. I'm thinking of ways to incorporate roots, shoots and tubers into my PWO diet, but all I'mm coming up with is sweet potatoes and yams.

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I have no idea what distinguishes a root from a tuber but luckily some smart people have done all the research for me.

http://www.montessorimaterials.org/S...lbmaterial.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Root_vegetables
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