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Nutrition Science

Healthy Lifestyles

Potatoes offer nutritional benefits to all people, from toddlers and women of childbearing years to athletes and aging adults.

Benefits For Potatoes

Potatoes and Childhood Nutrition

Potatoes can be an optimal first food for infants. As children grow, potatoes continue to be an affordable and accessible source of essential nutrients, helping to improve children’s overall nutrient intake and diet quality.

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Potatoes and Women of Childbearing Age

Potatoes can help to improve the nutrient intake and diet quality of women of childbearing age.

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Potatoes and Physical Performance

Potatoes provide the energy, high-quality carbohydrate and potassium that can fuel optimal performance in athletes.

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APRE's research program was created to extend the understanding of the nutritional value of potatoes, while adhering to guidelines that support sound and credible research through industry funding.
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