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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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Dehydrated Potatoes

Are dehydrated potatoes made from real potatoes?   Yes. Dehydrated potatoes are made from real potatoes, with…

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White Vegetables

Are white vegetables less nutritious than those with bright colors?   No. Vegetables of every color provide…

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Potatoes and Diabetes

Can people with diabetes eat potatoes?   According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), starchy vegetables such…

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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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Potatoes and Athletic Performance

Are potatoes beneficial in the diet of an athlete?   Yes. One medium (5.3 ounce) skin-on potato…

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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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Pesticides on Potatoes

Do I need to be concerned about pesticides on U.S. potatoes?   No. Even a small child…

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