How many calories are in a jacket potato with tuna?
Homemade - Jacket Potato With Tuna Mayo
|Total Fat||11 g||Potassium|
|Saturated||0 g||Total Carbs|
|Polyunsaturated||0 g||Dietary Fiber|
Though potatoes may be thought of as a fattening food, a medium, unsalted plain baked potato with skin has only 160 calories and is naturally fat- and cholesterol-free. Potatoes offer many nutrients and minerals, but can become unhealthy if fried or loaded with butter, sour cream and cheese.
- Baked white potatoes are rich in both magnesium and potassium, two vital nutrients for heart health. Like potassium, magnesium is also a key player in promoting healthy blood flow. Therefore, maintaining a healthy balance of both minerals can help keep high blood pressure at bay.
- All types of potatoes are high in carbohydrates and contain a moderate amount of calories as well as healthy amounts of fiber, vitamins and minerals. The kind of potatoes that may be the healthiest are the potato varieties with darker-colored flesh, such as the Purple Viking, Yukon Gold, and Ruby Crescent.
- Potatoes Expiration Date
Potato Pantry Fridge Cooked Potatoes last for -- 5-7 Days Baked Potatoes last for -- 5-7 Days Mashed Potatoes last for -- 4-6 Days Instant Dry Potato Packages last for 1 Year 4-5 Days
Nutrition FAQ. Yes, potatoes are naturally fat free, cholesterol free, and low in sodium. In addition, potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C, and those eaten with the skin are a good source of potassium. A good source (> 10% of the DV) of vitamin B6.
- Eating a potato, or any type of carbohydrate rich food, won't automatically make you fatter. However, if you are watching your weight, enjoy potatoes in moderate quantities and be careful of how you eat them (for example, butter and sour cream are high in fats.
- Sweet Potatoes for Fiber. When it comes to diabetes-friendly foods, not all potatoes are created equal. When boiled, they are a low glycemic index (GI) food, meaning they won't spike your blood sugar as much as regular potatoes.
- Avoid Raw Potatoes. You can get away with munching on raw potatoes, but it isn't great for your health. According to Utah State University, raw potatoes -- particularly green ones -- can have a high concentration of a dangerous toxin known as solanine. Raw potatoes also contain anti-nutrients.
Updated: 2nd October 2019