Nutrition Professionals

Nutrition Professionals

Potatoes USA is committed to providing key nutrition information to enhance your scientific base of knowledge about potatoes in the American diet. We support your efforts with a collection of materials, including research, primers, handouts and news, as well as materials to aid in teaching your clients about the role of potatoes in a healthy diet.

See our Potato Nutrition page for potato nutrient information. 

Explore our nutrition library and take advantage of the downloadable and shareable resources we have to offer. If you have questions or need additional support, please contact us directly.

Constance Brown -Riggs MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN  talks Glycemic Index

Performance Meal Planning with Potatoes


Performance Meal Planning with Potatoes PDF




Smart Snacking: Potato Chips


Smart Snacking: Potato Chips PDF





Today’s Dietitian Glycemic Index Survey Results


Today’s Dietitian Glycemic Index Survey Results PDF





Infographic – Nutrition Professionals use of the Glycemic Index


Infographic – Nutrition Professionals use of the Glycemic Index PDF


Tips for Fueling Independently

Empowering your athletes to build their performance plate on their own can help them elevate their game.

Tips for Fueling Independently PDF




Fueling with Cultural Competence


Fueling with Cultural Competence PDF




Fundamentals of Glycogen Metabolism for Coaches and Athletes


Fundamentals of Glycogen


Tactics And Techniques To Help Your Athletes Fuel Independently

Review the literature on athlete nutrition status, education, culinary skills, and performance.

Tactics And Techniques PDF


Plant-Based ProteinPlant-Based Protein For Performance

You need to be in the know when it comes to the quality, quantity, and distribution of your athlete’s daily protein intake. Athletes eating plant-based protein must pay attention to optimizing protein intake at each meal. Adequate amounts of the branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) — especially leucine that’s most involved in muscle protein synthesis — are critical.

Plant-Based Protein PDF



Power-Packed Potato

As an athlete, your muscles depend on high-quality carbohydrates for fuel! Potatoes are nutrient-dense complex carbs and contain key nutrients to elevate health and athletic performance.

Power-Packed Potato PDF




Hash Brown Power Bowl

Power pack your performance with potatoes.

How to Build Your Hash Brown Power Bowl



Fueling All Stages of Activity

All types of sports and stages of activity require adequate fuel for energy and recovery. Potatoes provide the carbohydrate, potassium, and energy that strength, team sports or endurance athletes need to perform at their best.

Fueling All Stages of Activity Infographic


 Potato Nutrition Facts

A nutritional powerhouse, potatoes are a popular, nutrient-rich vegetable that provides fuel and replenishment for athletic performance.

Potato Nutrition Infographic




Potatoes Power Performance Magazine

Potatoes provide the carbohydrate, potassium and energy that we need to perform at our best. More energy-packed than any other popular vegetable, potatoes have even more potassium than a banana. Plus, there’s a potato option to fuel your body and brain throughout the day — whether you lead an active lifestyle or are competing with elite athletes.

Performance Magazine PDF



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