Potatoes are a good source of vitamin C, vitamin B6 and potassium. Due to their high-fiber content, they promote healthy digestive tract. Potatoes are effective in reducing inflammation as well.
Potato skin is very rich in nutrients, so if you are using organic potatoes, try to consume them with their skin on. Nowadays, potatoes are often fried in vegetable oil, or prepared with butter and sour cream. When prepared in this way they can lead to weight gain, but when prepared the right way, potatoes are very healthy, nutritious and low calorie food.