Potato

 

Feeling low? Add some steamed, boiled or mashed potato to your plate for an energy boost. Potato full of goodness like vitamin C,B group vitamins and magnesium, so you’ll be able to power through any day.

Key Nutrient
  • Fibre
  • Potassium
  • Vitamin C
  • Niacin (vitamin B3)
  • Vitamin B6
  • Folate (vitamin B9)
  • Magnesium
  • Thiamin (vitamin B1)
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store and Prepare

Store
  • Bowl

Top Tip: Don’t store potatoes in direct light, find a cool dry place to keep them fresh.

Prep
  • Boil
  • Roast
  • Bake
  • Fry
  • Mash

Top Tip: Potatoes are a healthy option – when not deep fried! Potatoes are delicious in many different forms - chopped, sliced, baked, or mashed.

When Are They In Season?

Australian potatoes are in season all year-round.

 

How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One medium potato counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

Did you know?

It’s a good idea to eat potato with the skin for the fibre and antioxidants it contains.

Nutrition Information Panel

1 medium-sized banana (100g) has:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One medium potato counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

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