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Carbohydrates in Potatoes

Are potatoes high in carbs?

 

Yes. Potatoes are a carbohydrate-rich vegetable.

FACTS

 

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REFERENCES

1. Woolfe JA. The Potato in the Human Diet. New York: Cambridge University Press. 1987, pp10.
2. Nutrition and Athletic Performance. Position of the Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics, American College of Sports Medicine and the Dieticians of Canada. Med Sci Sports Excerc. 2015; 48:543-568.
3. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture. 2015 – 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 8th Edition. December 2015. Available at http://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/2015/guidelines/

 

Rev. 12/15

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