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Potato Nutrition, Types & Facts

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Potato Nutrition

Did you know, potatoes are more energy-packed than any other popular vegetable and have even more potassium than a banana?With just 110 calories, one medium, skin-on potato provides 30% of your daily value of vitamin C, along with the carbohydrate, potassium and energy you need to perform at your best!

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Types of Potatoes

Want to know what potatoes are best for baking, mashing or roasting? There are seven potato type categories to choose from: russet, red, white, yellow, blue/purple, fingerling and petite, each with their own characteristics and cooking recommendations.

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How to Cook Potatoes

There are a number of different ways to prepare potatoes, among them baked, mashed, roasted, au gratin and scalloped.

Master Cooking Potatoes

Fueling Performance

The difference between you and your best comes down to how you fuel. Potatoes provide the complex carbohydrates, potassium, fiber and vitamin C you need to perform better than ever before.

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Fueling Performance

Potatoes and Athletic Performance

Are potato beneficial in the diet of an athlete?   Yes. One medium (5.3 ounce) skin-on potato provides 26 grams of carbohydrate, 620 milligrams of potassium, and 110 calories for energy - key nutrients in the diets of athletes and active individuals. FACTS Potatoes are nutrient-dense complex carbs. A medium (5.3 ounce) skin-on potato contains 26 grams of carbohydrates.1 Carbohydrate is the primary fuel for…

Meal Prep with Potatoes

Potato Fun Facts

How Old is the Potato?

The Inca Indians in Peru were the first to cultivate potatoes around 8,000 B.C. to 5,000 B.C. In 1536 Spanish Conquistadors conquered Peru, discovered the flavors of the potato, and carried them to Europe.

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Potato Tips & Tricks

What is the Best Way to Store Potatoes?

Potatoes should be stored in a cool, well-ventilated place and kept out of the light. Perforated plastic bags and paper bags offer the best environment for extending shelf-life.

Potato Storage Guide

Potato FAQs

Are potatoes fattening?

No. A 5.3-ounce skin on potato has only 110 calories and no fat. Experts agree weight gain occurs when an individual consumes more calories than he or she expends.

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Potato Tips & Tricks

The Perfect Mashed Potato

It’s the great potato debate! How to make perfect mashed potatoes? With skins or without? Russets, yellows, reds, or whites? Whatever your preference, we have your basic recipe for boiling and mashing to get the perfect consistency.

Secret to Perfect Mashed Potatoes