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Potato nutrients can help reduce sodium retention, may help reduce risk of hypertension
June 23, 2021
New study finds that individuals with higher cardiometabolic risk may benefit from adding more dietary potassium, via potatoes, to a typical American diet
Potato has the potential to reduce anemia, due to high level of iron absorption
November 29, 2020
The potato is known to be a good source of energy, potassium, and vitamins C and B6, but according to research recently published in the Journal of Nutrition, its tubers can also be an excellent source of iron.
Purple Power: 7 Benefits of Purple Potatoes
November 26, 2019
Purple potatoes are the eye-catching gems of the potato aisle. Like other members of the potato family (Solanum tuberosum), they come from a tuber plant native to the Andes mountain region in South America.
Best Hope for Potassium & Fiber Missing in Kids Diets is the Vegetable They're Least Likely to Ignore: Potato
February 17, 2016
U.S. children are not consuming enough vegetables, resulting in an inadequate intake of key nutrients, including potassium and dietary fiber, which are important for growth, development and overall health.
Pass the Potassium, with Idaho Potatoes
February 11, 2016
Idaho® potatoes are a significant source of potassium - an essential nutrient that many Americans do not get enough of on a daily basis.
PEI Potatoes Remain a Cost-Effective Vegetable for Canadian Consumers
January 16, 2016
The softening Canadian dollar has in many cases driven up the cost of imported produce and this is being reflected in grocery store prices. However, one staple vegetable that has not experienced the same jump in prices is Prince Edward Island Potatoes.
Teenagers’ potassium intake may lower blood pressure in adulthood
April 30, 2015
A study published in JAMA Pediatrics shows that a diet high in potassium may protect teenagers from high blood pressure in adulthood. Since potatoes are a major dietary source of potassium, the potato sector should take note of this research.
Eating Potassium-rich Foods Cuts Stroke, Death Risk among Older Women
September 06, 2014
Postmenopausal women who eat foods higher in potassium [such as potatoes; PotatoPro] are less likely to have strokes or to die from any cause than women who eat fewer potassium-rich foods, according to data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI).
New data suggest Potassium and Dietary Fiber intake among Toddlers should be priority
April 30, 2014
Recommendations to increase the intake of potassium and dietary fiber among young children should be a priority for the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, according to a new study by the Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE) presented today at Experimental Biology 2014.