FAQs About Potatoes

Dehydrated Potatoes

Q. Are dehydrated potatoes made from real potatoes?

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Pesticides on Potatoes

Q. Do I need to be concerned about pesticides on U.S. potatoes?

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Lectin in Potatoes

Q. Do I need to be concerned about lectins in potatoes?

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White Vegetables

Q. Are white vegetables less nutritious than those with bright colors?

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Potatoes and Diabetes

Q. Can people with diabetes eat potatoes?

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Nutrition of Potato Skin vs. Potato Flesh

Q. Are all the nutrients in the skin of the potato?

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Potatoes and Athletic Performance

Q: Are potatoes beneficial in the diet of an athlete?

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White Potatoes vs. Sweet Potatoes

Q: How do sweet potatoes and white potatoes compare when it comes to their nutrition profiles?

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Carbohydrates in Potatoes

Q: Are potatoes high in carbs?

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Potatoes and Weight Loss

Q: If I am trying to lose weight, do I need to avoid potatoes?

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Nutrient Content in Different Forms of Potatoes

Q: Are there differences in nutrient content between different forms of potatoes (i.e. fresh vs. frozen vs. dehydrated)?

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Glycemic Index for Potatoes

Q: Do potatoes have a high glycemic index (GI)?

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Green Potatoes

Q. Will consuming potatoes with green patches make you sick?

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