Despite their questionable reputation, white potatoes aren’t bad for you. One medium potato, baked with the skin, is under 200 calories and is a great source of fiber, vitamin C, B6 and potassium. Unlike white rice and bread, a skin-on potato is a “whole food”—it’s not processed or refined before it gets to you. Mind you, if you only eat potatoes fried or piled with butter and sour cream, all bets are off.
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