1 Medium baked=161 Calories
Potatoes are a very popular food source. Unfortunately, most people eat potatoes in the form of greasy french fries or potato chips, and even baked potatoes are typically loaded down with fats. Take away the extra fat and deep frying, and a baked potato is an exceptionally healthy, low calorie, high fiber, food that offers significant protection against cardiovascular disease and cancer.
POTASSIUM: More than bananas.
VITAMIN B6: Enough to lower your blood pressure in a single serving.
VITAMIN C: An excellent source.
PHYTOCHEMICALS: Recent research has indicated that when eaten with the skin potatoes contain as many phytochemicals as spinach.