The potato is a root vegetable native to the Americas, a starchy tuber of the plant Solanum tuberosum, a
nd the plant itself, a perennial in the family Solanaceae. Wild potato species, originating in modern day Peru,
can be found throughout the Americas, from the United States to southern Chile.
Nutrition benefits of potatoes.
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Potatoes are rich in compounds like flavonoids, carotenoids and phenolic acids (4).
May Improve Blood Sugar Control.
May Improve Digestive Health.