Potatoes contain a number of nutrients that contribute to overall heart health, as well as overall health. Visit our Cardiometabolic Health section to learn more about research being conducted in this area.
Potatoes offer nutritional benefits to all people, from toddlers and women of childbearing years to athletes and aging adults. Visit our Healthy Lifestyles section to learn more.
Healthy Dietary Patterns
As a nutrient-dense vegetable, potatoes fit into a number of healthy dietary patterns including the Healthy U.S.-style pattern as recommended in the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, vegetarian, Mediterranean-style and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) approach. Visit our Healthy Dietary Patterns section to learn more about how potatoes can help improve nutrient intake and diet quality.
Research Grant Program
APRE’s research program was created to extend the understanding of the nutritional value of potatoes, while adhering to guidelines that support sound and credible research through industry funding. For more information about our current research priorities, integrity guidelines and to submit a research grant proposal, visit our Research Grant Program page.