Potatoes are one of the most nutrient dense vegetables and a staple food in cuisines around the world. One medium potato, with skin, has more potassium than a banana, is an excellent source of vitamin C and vitamin B6, provides about 110 calories, and contains no fat, no sodium, and no cholesterol. There are hundreds of different types of potatoes. Popular varieties include russets, reds, fingerlings, blues, purples, yellows, and whites – each offering different textures and tastes. And potatoes are economical and will keep you feeling pleasantly full long after your meal. Experiment in your kitchen to find ways to make potatoes central to quick and easy meals.

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