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Boiled potatoes

Boiled potatoes

Glycemic IndexGlycemic Load

The glycemic index (GI) of boiled potatoes equals to 70, which classifies it as a high GI food. The glycemic load (GL) of boiled potatoes is equal to 12.3, which classifies it as a moderate GL food.

Nutrition Facts
Calories (kcal)80
Carbohydrates (g)17.5
Proteins (g)1.8
Fats (g)0.1

100 grams of boiled potatoes contain 80 kcal (335 kJ), 1.8 grams of proteins, 17.5 grams of carbohydrates, and 0.1 grams of fats.

Boiled potatoes are a popular and nutritious side dish. They have high levels of complex carbohydrates, which provide energy for the body to use. Potatoes also contain essential vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin C and potassium, making them an excellent source of nutrition. Boiling potatoes helps to preserve more of these nutrients than other cooking methods like frying or baking, so boiled potatoes can be considered one of the healthiest ways to enjoy this vegetable. The main pro when it comes to boiling potatoes is that it is a very simple process with few ingredients needed; just some salt or herbs if you wish! This makes boiled potatoes an easy option for any mealtime routine – from quick lunches on busy days, to family dinners at night. Plus they’re versatile enough that you can dress them up however you’d like – try adding butter, cheese or garlic for extra flavor! On the downside though, boiled potatoes may not always be as flavorful compared to roasted or fried versions due their lack of oil-based seasonings in the cooking process (although adding flavors during preparation can help). Furthermore since most nutrients are stored within potato’s skin layer many people prefer mashed over boiled versions because all skins will have been removed through mashing therefore maximizing nutrient absorption into each bite.