The potato is one versatile vegetable that grows all 50 states across the country. Whether you prefer your potatoes fried, mashed, smashed, baked, roasted or grilled, here’s a look at some interesting fun facts about the popular potato.
Potatoes are healthier than you think
Contrary to popular myth and misconception, potatoes are an extremely nutrient-rich vegetable. One medium potato contains 45% of the daily recommended amount of vitamin C. Potatoes also contain potassium, B6, fiber and numerous other vitamins and minerals.
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