Potatoes

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Good-for-you comfort food

Earthbound Farm Organic Russet Potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin B6, potassium and vitamin C, and a good source of manganese, fiber, magnesium, phosphorus and folate. Russet potatoes have one of the highest antioxidant levels per serving among commonly eaten vegetables. Be sure to eat the skin, as there can be as much as 10 to 12 times more antioxidant compounds in the skin as in the flesh. These compounds, as part of a healthy diet, may play a role in reducing the risk of certain chronic diseases.

Russet potatoes are a great choice for women who are pregnant or are trying to become pregnant; they provide 10% of the Daily Value for folate, an essential nutrient needed in higher amounts during pregnancy.

To maximize your nutrient intake, try eating russet potatoes with produce that contains iron, such as spinach; the vitamin C found in potatoes helps the body absorb plant-based iron.

The Environmental Working Group ranks conventionally grown potatoes high on their list of vegetables most commonly found with pesticide residues, so choosing organically grown russet potatoes is a smart and effective way to reduce exposure.

Potatoes Nutrition Facts
Nutrition Facts: 
Nutrition FactFact Amount
Serving Size
1 medium, (148 g)
Calories
144
Protein
4 g
Total Fat
0 g
Carbohydrates
32 g
Fiber
3 g
ORAC Score (antioxidant rating)
1322/100 g
EWG Rank (pesticide residues)
10
Vitamins & Minerals % Daily Value
Category Nutrients: 
NutrientNutrient Amount
Vitamin B6
26% - Excellent Source
Potassium
23% - Excellent Source
Vitamin C
21% - Excellent Source
Fiber
14% - Good Source
Manganese
17% - Good Source
Phosphorus
11% - Good Source
Magnesium
11% - Good Source
Niacin (vitamin B3)
10% - Good Source
Folate
10% - Good Source
Iron
9%
Copper
8%
Thiamin (vitamin B1)
7%
Vitamin K
4%
Riboflavin (vitamin B2)
4%
Pantothenic Acid
6%
Calcium
3%
Zinc
3%
Vitamin E
1%
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