Potatoes - Nightshades | Philippines Patatas - Potato

The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial Solanum tuberosum of the Solanaceae family (also known as the nightshades). It is the world's fourth-largest food crop, following rice, wheat and maize. Long-term storage of potatoes requires specialised care in cold warehouses


Potato Plant
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy - 321 kJ (77 kcal)
Carbohydrates - 19 g
- Starch  - 15 g
- Dietary fiber - 2.2 g
Fat - 0.1 g
Protein - 2 g
Water - 75 g
Vitamin A equiv. - 0 μg (0%)
Thiamine (vit. B1) - 0.08 mg (7%)
Riboflavin (vit. B2) - 0.03 mg (3%)
Niacin (vit. B3) - 1.05 mg (7%)
Vitamin B6 - 0.295 mg (23%)
Folate (vit. B9) - 16 μg (4%)
Vitamin C - 19.7 mg (24%)
Vitamin E - 0.01 mg (0%)
Vitamin K - 1.9 μg (2%)
Calcium - 12 mg (1%)
Iron - 0.78 mg (6%)
Magnesium - 23 mg (6%)
Phosphorus  - 57 mg (8%)
Potassium - 421 mg (9%)
Sodium - 6 mg (0%)
Zinc - 0.29 mg (3%)








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