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Potatoes

Potatoes were an important food for Peruvians for thousands of years and were introduced to Europe by the Spaniards in the 16th Century. The potato is the most popular of all vegetables.

Health Benefits
  • Naturally fat free
  • A source of potassium which contributes to maintenance of normal blood pressure.
  • A source of vitamin B1

 

Nutritional Value
    Per 100g (Raw)  
Calories   74 Kcal  
Protein    1.8g  
Carbohydrate   17.5g  
Fat   0.1g  
Fibre   1g (NSP) 1.6g (AOAC)  
 

 

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