Potatoes are underground tubers that grow on the roots of the potato plant, Solanum tuberosum. This plant is from the nightshade family and related to tomatoes and tobacco.
Potatoes contain a number of minerals and plant compounds that may help lower blood pressure.
Cooked potatoes with skin are a good source of many vitamins and minerals, such as potassium and vitamin C. Aside from being high in water when fresh, potatoes are primarily composed of carbs and contain moderate amounts of protein and fiber — but almost no fat. Potatoes are relatively filling, hence, they may be useful as a part of a weight loss diet.
Store in open basket. To avoid scuffing, ensure they are not stockpiled. They can be stored at room temperature.