Join our mission to increase fruit & vegetable consumption!
DONATE NOW

Do you have to choose between foods you love and foods that are good for you?

Answer

No. In fact America’s favorite vegetable, the potato, loves you right back. Whether you’re making a family meal or a tasty snack, this versatile, nutrient-dense vegetable shows your body love! As a nutrient-dense vegetable, a medium skin on potato delivers:

  • 26 grams of good carbs: Carbs are the primary fuel for your body and your brain.
  • 3 grams of high-quality protein: Potatoes offer affordable, plant-based protein.
  • 15% of your daily value of potassium: Potatoes are a good source of potassium, an important mineral for an overall heart-healthy eating pattern.
  • An excellent source of vitamin C: This important vitamin can help support the body’s immune system, which is especially top-of-mind this season.
  • ZERO fat, cholesterol, gluten, or sodium: Potatoes are a great, healthy options for those following specific diets.

No matter your nutrition goals or eating preferences, all foods fit within a balanced diet, and you don’t have to sacrifice those you love.

Related Content