The Nutritional Value Of Potatoes

  • Potatoes are a root vegetable.
  • They are a staple food in Britain and America.

The Nutritional Content Of Potatoes

Potatoes contain the following in varying degrees depending on their variety, how they have been grown, stored and cooked.

  • Carbohydrate (starch)
  • A range of minerals including potassium, phosphorus, zinc, calcium, iron, copper and magnesium.
  • Vitamin C
  • Some B Vitamins
  • Folic Acid
  • Fibre
  • Protein
  • Water

Other Benefits Of Potatoes

  • Potatoes are low in fat.
  • They are low in calories.
  • Potatoes have no cholesterol.

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