Potato nutrition facts
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Potatoes are often underappreciated as a healthy diet staple.
Ainslee Tillbrook saved to Cooking
One medium-sized (5.3oz) skin-on potato has 110 calories, fat 0%, cholesterol 0%, fiber 7%, vitamin C 30%, Potassium 15%, vitamin B6 10%. Potato nutrition facts, calories and benefits from Potatoes USA, the authority on potatoes.
Tammy Kidd saved to Research
Although high in carbohydrates, potatoes have a lot of nutritious value. They are a good source of fiber, potassium, and vitamin C, and are accessible, versatile, and affordable.
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Take a comprehensive look at the healthiest potatoes and potato nutrition info for popular types, like white potatoes, sweet potatoes, Yukon Golds and more.
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Potatoes are one of the worlds primary food staples for a reason, they an excellent source of energy, and have a good amount of many different vitamins and minerals. They are high in vitamin C, vitamin B6, iron, and potassium. #foodinfo #nutrition #food #health #nutritionfacts #potato #potatoes
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Choosing between red and white potatoes is often a matter of taste and the type of recipe being prepared. Both colors of potatoes offer a wealth of nutritional benefits, and the amounts of nutrients they contain are similar. Getting all the facts, however, can help you decide which color deserves a spot in your healthy eating plan.
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Sweet potatoes are nutritionally dense sources of starch, and provide significant sources of antioxidants and compounds that improve blood sugar, insulin sensitivity, and fat storage.
Demarrian Simpson saved to Health
Potatoes are 2.5 times higher in starch, while potatoes contain more dietary fiber. Sweet potatoes are a better source of vitamins, while potatoes are richer in minerals.
Karen French saved to CALORIES
Chris Voigt is the executive director of the Washington State Potato Commission. In an effort to educate the public about the nutritional value of potatoes, he ate 20 potatoes a day, for 60 days straight. That’s right, his diet consisted of only potatoes and nothing else. No toppings, no chili, no sour cream, no cheese, no gravy – just potatoes and maybe some seasonings or herbs and a little oil for some of the cooking. Here's how it turned out. #foodscience
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