Fiber from potato and the undigested part of its starch content supports healthy digestion. besides starch, potato also has protein.
Some of the favorite dishes with potato are potato salad, potato dish in pot, mashed potatoes. For Gurme Bebek's original potato recipes like potato balls, potato soup with asparagus and leek, click here.
Keep in mind
Potato is rich in fiber, potassium so it may be good for babies with diarrhea. But definitely consult your doctor before feeding your baby potato.
After you buy potatoes, you don't need to store them in the fridge. It is enough to keep it in a dark and cool place.
When picking potatoes, avoid the ones that are sprouted and green.
Don't use potato that sprouted after keeping for a long time at home. Sprouted potato has high alkaloid level and this may cause poisoning. Toxic solanin level increases in sprouted, green potatoes so discard it immediately to avoid potato poisoning.
Nutritional value per 1 small potato (138 gram);
Vitamin A 13.8 IU
Vitamin C 13.2 mg
Vitamin K 2.8 mcg
Folate 38.6 mcg
Calcium 20.7 mg
Magnesium 38.6 mg
Phosphor 96.6 mg
Potassium 738 mg
Sodium 13.8 mg
Omega 3 - 17.9 mg
Omega 6-59.3 mg