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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 sweet…

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No Small Comfort

Where diets offer empty promises, spuds give people their deserved fill.   Back when the potato was…

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Supporting Athletes Virtually

Whether you have been working with your athletes on fueling for a competition, race or upcoming (and…

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Fueling for Performance

5 Steps to Fueling a Playoff Team Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, CSSD, nutrition consultant for a professional…

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Potato Nutrition Highlights

Potatoes Fuel Performance There are many reasons why potatoes are a nutritional powerhouse, providing fuel and replenishment…

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Spud-tacular Performance Nutrition

New Research on Potatoes and Athletic Performance In a new study sponsored by the Alliance for Potato…

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Are Potatoes a Vegetable

Are potatoes considered 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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Potato Greening

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

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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 approximately…

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Glycemic Index

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

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Carbohydrates in Potatoes

Are potatoes high in carbs? Yes. Potatoes are a carbohydrate-rich vegetable. POTATO 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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POTATO NUTRITION HANDBOOK

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

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