Potato Nutrition, Types, Facts & Tips

So many reasons to love spuds including the fact that potatoes are nutritious too! We have your complete guide to potato goodness from being an excellent source of vitamin C to having more potassium than a banana (really!).

An alphabet’s worth of potato nutrition fun facts await

Bask in the potassium

Potatoes and Nutrition

How do you bake potatoes on the grill? What type of potato is ideal for a potato salad? When were potatoes first cultivated in the United States? Do potatoes really have more potassium than a banana? You’ve come to the right place to get all these questions answered and so much more. Dig in to learn everything you need to know about potatoes and nutrition!

7 Types to choose from

Explore the history of potatoes

Potato Tips and Tricks

How to bake a potato

Let us count the ways

Did you know you can use an oven, microwave or grill? There are many tricks to speeding up your spuds and you’re in the right place to learn how to do just that.


The Perfect Baked Potato

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Click here for recipes, tips and videos for cooking all kinds of potato dishes in all kinds of ways.

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