The Potato vs Sweet Potato

Great news for spud loving folks: the white potato is just as nutritious as the sweet potato (I was so excited I may have squealed when I found out). I assumed that sweet potatoes were superior due to their rich colour and what I’ve heard from the media.

Take a look for yourself, it really just boils down to personal preference:

Infographic source: Precision Nutrition

I was surprised to learn that white potatoes are loaded with vitamins, minerals and are a decent source of protein. As someone who has to be mindful of my iron levels, I appreciate that the white potato is a good source of vitamin C and iron.

For me personally, white potatoes are better simply because I like them more than sweet potatoes and because they are extremely versatile.

Did this change your view of the white potato vs the sweet potato? Which do you like the best?

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