10 Proven Health Benefits of Potatoes + CALORIE COMPARISON TABLE

5. Potatoes for healthy bones

Minerals in potatoes such as phosphorous, magnesium and calcium help with the maintenance of bone strength and structure.

The zinc and iron in potatoes play an important part in the production of collagen, the 2nd most abundant component of the bones.

Are all the nutrients in the skin of the potato?

No, the idea that all of the nutrients in potatoes are found in the skins is a complete myth.

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