A good balanced diet should contain more carbohydrates than protein and fat. Studies indicate that complex carbohydrates (such as potatoes) are particularly beneficial. We all know that foods provide us with energy, but we should also know that complex carbohydrate foods are more evenly digested than simple sugars.

Certain cooking methods are better than others in retaining the complete nutritional value of your potatoes. However, there’s a lot of nutritional value to be had from a potato. Let’s take a look at the potato from a nutritional value perspective: