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You might have heard many benefits of sweet potatoes but chances are you haven’t heard the same about regular potatoes. Regular potatoes tend to (unfairly) get a bad reputation.

sweet potato, regular potato, difference between regular and sweet potato

Potatoes are the fourth most-consumed food crop in the world, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates, after rice, wheat, and corn. Despite its obvious popularity, regular potatoes often get a bad rep from dieters, bodybuilders and over the past decade or so; sweet potatoes have been preached as the regular potatoes healthier cousin and a super food.

If you take a deeper look into the nutrition of these two foods, you will realize that while it’s true that sweet potatoes have a few health advantages over regular potatoes, both types are good for you. The trick is preparing them in a healthy manner.
100 grams of regular potato contains 77 calories as compared to 86 calories in sweet potato.

Difference is Protein, Fat and carbohydrate is very minimal and won’t make a huge difference if consumed appropriately.
Both foods, not prepared with calories dense toppings or cooking method like frying are good for you. The one you choose depends on taste and personal dietary needs. In the end, the sweet potato and regular potato have plenty to offer and both taste delish.

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