MountainKing Russet Potatoes
Good source of potassium. Select fresh. America's favorite vegetable. US No. 1. Get the skinny! Only 110 calories. No fat. Good source of potassium (with skin on). Rich in vitamin C. Source: FDA. The healthy potato. Because everyone loves the taste of nutrient-rich potatoes, it's easy to prepare a healthy breakfast, lunch, or dinner that both adults and kids will eat. Potatoes are full of energy-providing carbohydrates, and they don't contain any fat. One serving of a 5.3 ounce, medium potato provides: 45% of the daily value of vitamin C; 18% of the daily value for potassium; 2 grams of fiber; only 110 calories. Classified as a vegetable, potatoes help contribute to the minimum goal of eating five servings of fruits and vegetables a day, recommended by the USDA's Food Guide Pyramid of the National Cancer Program recommends increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables to reduce the risk of chronic diseases, such as cancer. To ask additional questions regarding eating a healthy balanced diet, E-mail the National Potato Promotional Board with any questions and to request a free brochure on potatoes and nutrition. Produce fighting poverty. www.Fairfoodamerica.org. Fair Food America. For recipes or information go to www.healthypotato.com; www.bushmansinc.com. Produce of USA.