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Researchers, from Harvard Medical School, looked at more than 187,000 men and women in three large study.

It compared people who had fewer than one serving a month of baked, mashed or boiled potatoes, chips, or crisps, and people who had four or more servings a week.

They found that there was an 11 percent higher risk of high blood pressure (hypertension) if participants had four or more servings a week of baked, boiled or mashed potatoes.

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