Tasty and healthy
The potato is delicious and versatile in numerous dishes both as everyday food and on special occasions. It is a healthy food with proteins and carbohydrates in ideal proportions.
Potatoes provide energy and plenty of proteins that include all the necessary amino acids. It is also a significant source of vitamins and minerals – a hundred grams is enough to provide half of your daily vitamin C requirement. Potatoes are also a valuable source of calsium, iron, phosphorus and potassium.
Its composition of carbohydrates, fibre and water content make you feel full for longer. The satiety index, which indicates how long a portion of food sustains the feeling of fullness, is far superior in potatoes to most other foodstuffs.
The potato is also suitable for Coeliac disease sufferers. Food allergies caused by potatoes are rare.