The Potato Unpeeled: Nutritional Facts and Information

Potatoes have been used since 8000 BCE and were originally domesticated in Peru. The potato was a principle source of energy for the Inca Empire. Potatoes were not used in Europe until the end of the 16th century.

“There is no vegetable about which so much has been written and so much enthusiasm has been shown … The poor should be quite content with this foodstuff [potatoes].” was quoted from France’s 1785 edition of Bon Jardinier, an encyclopedia on gardening.

Read on to discover nutrition facts about potato.


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