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Fuel Better.

Potatoes. Real Food. Real Performance.

Meet Your New Best Spud

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Maybe you run marathons. Or you run after your kids. Sometimes, you just run errands. Whatever you do, you need fuel to do it. Potatoes have the energy and nutrients you need to Get. It. Done. It’s real food for real performance.

Want some spud facts? Here’s one: potatoes are more energy-packed than any other popular vegetable. That’s right, top of the food chain, baby. And it’s all because potatoes have the essential vitamins, minerals, and quality carbs your brain and body need to perform their best. Here’s a few more facts for all you tuber noobs out there:

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Energy

Carbohydrates are the primary fuel for the body and brain. A single 5.3 oz potato has a whopping 26 grams of quality carbs. That makes them
the most energy-packed popular vegetable out there. But you already knew that, of course.

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Potassium

Potassium is an important electrolyte that helps your muscles recover after being active. It also helps keep your cardiovascular and nervous
systems running smoothly. A banana has 450 mg of potassium. A medium-sized skin-on potato has 620 mg. But hey, who’s counting?

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Vitamin C

Vitamin C is an incredibly effective antioxidant that supports immune system health. Guess which vegetable is an excellent source of Vitamin
C? Yup, you nailed it: potatoes! One 5.3 oz. potato with skin has 30% of the Vitamin C you need in a day.

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Protein

Protein is a key component of muscle and an incredibly important nutrient for athletic performance. One medium-sized potato has about 3grams of all-natural, plant-based protein. Plus, in our humble opinion, it tastes a heck of a lot better than a protein shake.

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Fiber

Fiber is a powerful nutrient. Not only does it help regulate blood glucose and improve blood lipid levels, it also increases satiety, making you
feel full longer. One potato has about 7% of your daily value (2 grams) of fiber, which means you can eat less, enjoy it more, and feel full longer.

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Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6 plays an important role in carbohydrate and protein metabolism. A medium 5.3 oz skin-on potato has 10% daily value of vitamin B6. Giving you the perfect excuse to eat at least 10 a day.

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Iron

Iron is the mineral involved in making proteins that carry oxygen to all parts of the body. A skin-on medium potato has 1.1 mg of iron, around 6% of your daily value. So, potatoes will provide the iron—you can stick to pumping it.

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