Potato Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 92

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0g %0

Saturated Fat 0g %0

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 5mg %0

Total Carbohydrate 22g %7

Dietary Fiber 2g %5

Total Sugars 2g

Protein 2g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 5.0mg %0

Iron 0.3mg %1

Potassium 391mg %10

Phosphorus 50.0mg %5

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in potato

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin A 0.0IU %0

Vitamin K 0.3µg %0

Vitamin E 0.0mg %0

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.0mg %2

Choline, total 14.5mg %3

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1.4mg %9

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %9

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.6mg %11

Vitamin C 12.8mg %14

Vitamin B6 0.3mg %23

Minerals in potato

Sodium 5.0mg %0

Calcium 5.0mg %0

Selenium 0.3µg %1

Iron 0.4mg %2

Zinc 0.3mg %2

Phosphorus 50.0mg %5

Magnesium 25.0mg %6

Manganese 0.2mg %7

Potassium 391.0mg %10

Copper 0.2mg %24

Amino Acids in potato

Methionine 0.0g %4

Leucine 0.1g %4

Lysine 0.1g %5

Isoleucine 0.1g %5

Valine 0.1g %6

Histidine 0.0g %6

Threonine 0.1g %6

Tyrosine 0.1g %8

Cystine 0.0g %8

Phenylalanine 0.1g %9

Tryptophan 0.0g %10

Fatty Acids in potato

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.00g %0

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of potato is 9.1/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Potato has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Leucine 59 59
Lysine 45 60
Isoleucine 30 40
Valine 39 55
Histidine 15 22
Threonine 23 36
Tryptophan 6 15
Met+Cys 22 28
Phe+Tyr 30 80

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in potato is 0.9 which makes it a low P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of potato is 0.9 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in potato as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for potato is 18/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for potato

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 1.35 <12
Potassium:Sodium 78.20 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.20 <2
Iron:Copper 1.40 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.10 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 49%

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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