SLH Potatoes

$1.50 $1.80
Weight: 800g±    

Key Information:

Potatoes are a versatile root vegetable and a staple food in many households.

They are an underground tuber that grows on the roots of the Solanum tuberosum plant.

Potatoes are relatively cheap, easy to grow and packed with a variety of nutrients.

Health Benefits:

Potatoes are an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals.

One medium baked potato (6.1 ounces or 173 grams), including the skin, provides:

    Calories: 161
    Fat: 0.2 grams
    Protein: 4.3 grams
    Carbs: 36.6 grams
    Fiber: 3.8 grams
    Vitamin C: 28% of the RDI
    Vitamin B6: 27% of the RDI
    Potassium: 26% of the RDI
    Manganese: 19% of the RDI
    Magnesium: 12% of the RDI
    Phosphorus: 12% of the RDI
    Niacin: 12% of the RDI
    Folate: 12% of the RDI

The nutritional content of potatoes can vary depending on the variety and how they are prepared. For example, frying potatoes adds more calories and fat than baking them.

It’s also important to note the skin of the potatoes contains a great amount of the vitamins and minerals. Peeling potatoes can significantly reduce their nutritional content.

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Store in a cool and dry place