Potatoes

Manuel Flores and Diego Mani

 

Potatoes are good and they are healthy and they are good for your body. One benefit of eating potatoes is that it is just 110 calories. Also, potatoes contain no fat, sodium, or colstorol. Potatoes also have nearly half of your daily value of vitamin C. Did you know that potatoes contain more potassium than bananas. They are also a good source of vitamin B6. Potatoes also are full of fiber. Fiber helps lower cholesterol. And as a result, it helps lower the risk of heart disease.

There are also many things that can be made out of potatoes. One example of something that can be made out of potatoes is that they can be cooked into foods such as potato soup, potato salad, potato dumplings, potato pancakes, potato chips, fries, and you can also bake them or fry them to make different foods.

According to https://idahopotatomuseum.com/ , “The potato is a root vegetable native to the Americas, a starchy tuber of the plant Solanum tuberosum, and the plant itself, a perennial in the family Solanaceae. Wild potato species can be found throughout the Americas, from the United States to southern Chile.”