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Potato Fact Check

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 Fact Check

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 Fact Check

Potatoes and Athletic Performance

Are potato beneficial in the diet of an athlete?   Yes. One medium (5.2 ounce) skin-on potato…

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Potato Fact Check

Potato Greening

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

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Potato Fact Check

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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Potato Fact Check

Glycemic Index

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

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Potato Fact Check

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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Potato Fact Check

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 Fact Check

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