potato goodness

The Mighty Potato

Potato Goodness



The mighty potato is just that...MIGHTY.

A powerhouse of nutrients, potatoes offer an excellent source of potassium and vitamin C, as well as being a source of iron and fibre. Plus they are low in fat and are cholesterol free. Best of all, French fries also offer up much of this same goodness...





Nutrient rich, potatoes contribute to our daily diet.  

A recent study reviewed the nutrient intake of white potatoes (all preparations, including French fries) when consumed by children in the United States. See the findings below:  

McCain Foods Potato Consumption Benefits

White Potatoes, including French fries, contribute shortfall nutrients to children's and adolescent diets. M.R. Freedman, D.R. Keast. Department of Nutrition, Food Science & Packaging, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA. Nutr Res. 2011 Apr;31(4):270-7. Epub 2011 Apr 13.