Potatoes contain alkali-producing mineral nutrients - a relief for acid indigestion and heartburn.
In many people, a great strain is put on the stomach is through stress and un-balanced nutrition. This can lead to heartburn and indigestion. Potatoes contain 15 different mineral nutrients and essential amino acids, including lysine. Because potato juice can normalize the excessive acid production in the stomach, it is recommended for individuals suffering from acidosis and a tendency toward ulcers (according to a study by Dr. J.F. Magerl, MD).