Instant potatoes

Instant potatoes

Glycemic Index Glycemic Load
87.0
66.1

The glycemic index (GI) of instant potatoes equals to 87.0, which classifies it as a high GI food. The glycemic load (GL) of instant potatoes is equal to 66.1, which classifies it as a high GL food.


Nutrition Facts
Calories (kcal) 373.0
Carbohydrates (g) 76.0
Proteins (g) 10.0
Fats (g) 5.0

100 grams of instant potatoes contain 373.0 kcal (1561 kJ), 10.0 grams of proteins, 76.0 grams of carbohydrates, and 5.0 grams of fats.


Instant potatoes are a quick and convenient way to make a side dish. They come in pre-measured packets of dried potato flakes that can be quickly rehydrated with hot water or milk, then cooked up on the stovetop. Instant potatoes are usually low in fat and calories, making them an appealing option for those looking to reduce their intake of unhealthy fats. They also provide essential vitamins and minerals like potassium, iron and vitamin B6. On the downside, instant potatoes often contain added ingredients such as preservatives, sodium and sugar which can contribute to health problems when consumed in excess over time. Additionally they lack dietary fiber compared to fresh or frozen varieties; however this is easily remedied by adding other vegetables into your meal for added nutrition benefits! All things considered though instant potatoes remain an easy go-to side dish that’s fast cooking time makes it perfect for busy days when you still want something nutritious yet delicious!