× Close

Potatoes USA Disclaimer

Please Note: You have clicked on a link to a website maintained by a third party and are about to leave the Potatoes USA website. The external link should not be considered an endorsement by Potatoes USA of the third party website or the company or organization that owns it, and Potatoes USA is not responsible for the accuracy or nature of the content of the linked website.

Click ‘OK’ to continue, or ‘Cancel’ to return to PotatoGoodness.com.

OK Cancel
Potato Fact Check

White Vegetables

Are white vegetables less nutritious than those with bright colors?


No. Vegetables of every color provide important nutrients to the diets of Americans.



Download PDF: White Vegetables →



1. https://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/2015/guidelines/executive-summary/
2. Weaver C, Marr ET. White vegetables: a forgotten source of nutrients: Purdue roundtable executive summary. Adv Nutr. 2013 May 1;4(3):318S-26S. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23674800 or https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3650503/
3. Storey ML, Anderson PA. Contributions of white vegetables to nutrient intake: NHANES 2009- 2010. Adv Nutr. 2013;4:335S-44S.
4. Nutritional data is based on a 5.2 ounce skin-on potato. US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Nutrient Data Laboratory. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28 (Slightly revised). Version Current: May 2016. Internet: http://www.ars.usda.gov/ba/bhnrc/ndl


Rev. 06/26



Weekly Potato Recipe

Get one delicious, potato recipe delivered to you each week. You’ll always have new, tasty ideas to surprise and delight your family and friends—even on a busy weeknight.

Sign Up