Fun Facts About Potatoes

There are few vegetables more versatile than the humble potato. They are popularly used in a variety of cuisines, yet despite being delicious fried, baked, or boiled, they rarely get the appreciation they deserve. The following are some interesting facts about potatoes.

  • Just one serving of potatoes have 12% of the fiber we need every day.
  • Potato skins contain fiber, potassium, iron, calcium, zinc, phosphorus and B vitamins. That's why it's best to eat potatoes with their skins!
  • One medium potato has almost three times more potassium than a medium orange.
  • If you eat potatoes regularly, you ensure a good supply of water and ions in your body. This is because potato is rich in potassium.
  • Potatoes are known for the large amounts of Vitamin C in them.


不起眼的馬鈴薯堪稱是最多樣化的蔬菜,幾乎沒有其它種類的蔬菜能夠匹敵。人類大量 使用馬鈴薯在各式料理中,雖然用炸的、烤的、水煮的馬鈴薯都很美味,但它似乎從未被視為一種美食。以下是幾項關於馬鈴薯的有趣知識:

  • 一份馬鈴薯含有我們每天需要的纖維素總量的12%。
  • 薯皮含有纖維素、鉀、鐵、鈣、鋅、磷、維生素B等營養素。所以馬鈴薯連皮吃是最好的吃法!
  • 一顆中型馬鈴薯的鉀含量是一顆中型柳橙的三倍。
  • 如果您定時攝取馬鈴薯,您就能確保體內有足夠的水分與離子供給。這是因為馬鈴薯富含鉀。
  • 馬鈴薯同樣因為內含大量維生素C而聞名。