potato

The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade Solanum tuberosum.

Potatoes have become a stable food in almost many parts of the world today.

Russet potato cultivar with sprouts

Russet potato cultivar with sprouts

source: wikipedia

Nutrition value:

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 322 kJ (77 kcal)
Carbohydrates
17.47 g
Starch 15.3 g
Sugars 0.8 g
Dietary fiber 2.1 g
Fat
0.1 g
Protein
2 g
Vitamins %DV
Quantity
Thiamine (B1)
7%

0.08 mg

Riboflavin (B2)
3%

0.03 mg

Niacin (B3)
7%

1.05 mg

Pantothenic acid (B5)
6%

0.296 mg

Vitamin B6
23%

0.295 mg

Folate (B9)
4%

16 μg

Vitamin C
24%

19.7 mg

Vitamin E
0%

0.01 mg

Vitamin K
2%

1.9 μg

Minerals %DV
Quantity
Calcium
1%

12 mg

Iron
6%

0.78 mg

Magnesium
6%

23 mg

Manganese
7%

0.153 mg

Phosphorus
8%

57 mg

Potassium
9%

421 mg

Sodium
0%

6 mg

Zinc
3%

0.29 mg

Other constituents Quantity
Water 79 g

Source: wikipedia

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