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Potatoes Are A Vegetable

Are potatoes a vegetable?   Yes. Potatoes are a vegetable. FACTS Yes. Potatoes are categorized by nutrition…

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Potatoes and Weight Loss

If I am trying to lose weight, do I need to avoid potatoes? No. Research demonstrates that…

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White Potatoes vs. Sweet Potatoes

How do sweet potatoes and white potatoes compare when it comes to their nutrition profiles?   Both…

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Potato Greening

Will consuming potatoes with green patches make you sick?   No. Green spots or patches on potatoes…

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Potato Nutrition in Skin vs Flesh

Are all the nutrients in the skin of the potato?   No. While the skin does contain…

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Glycemic Index

Do potatoes have a high glycemic index (GI)?   The GI of potatoes is highly variable and…

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Carbohydrates in Potatoes

Are potatoes high in carbs?   Yes. Potatoes are a carbohydrate-rich vegetable. FACTS A medium, 5.2 ounce…

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Nutrient Content in Potato Forms

Are there differences in nutrient content between different forms of potatoes (i.e. fresh vs. frozen vs. dehydrated)?…

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Potato Nutrition A to Z

Potato pop quiz! Are potatoes healthy? Yes! According to a National Eating Trends survey, potatoes are America’s…

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Pregnancy and Potatoes: A Match Made in Heaven

Denver, CO. (April 2, 2015) – Pregnant and craving potatoes? Well, eat up! A new study presented…

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Potatoes USA is proud to announce the publication of its 2015 Potato Nutrition Handbook. This book is a…

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Potatoes USA Awarded Produce for Better Health Foundation’s Annual Role Model Award

Potatoes USA was awarded the Produce for Better Health Foundation’s “Role Model” award on March 30, 2012 in…

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Research Shows Potatoes Are One of the Best Nutritional Values per Penny

A frequently expressed concern in the ongoing public health debate is the lack of affordability of fresh…

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White Vegetables Redeemed!

Are Potatoes Vegetables? Yes, Potatoes are the most popular white vegetables. White vegetables can provide key nutrients…

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Fruits and Veggies Pack Potassium Punch

Potassium is an essential nutrient in the American diet. It’s also a nutrient that most people don’t…

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Which Foods are High in Potassium?
The Potato!

Benefit of Food with High Levels of Potassium According to the  USDA 2010 Dietary Guidelines, less than…

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