Nutrition expert Katherine Brooking, MS, RD, reveals 10 surprising foods that may benefit your health in ways you never imagined.
We've fingered restaurant baked potatoes as one of the foods that sound healthy (but aren't). But if you prepare them yourself, potatoes can be a nutritious, versatile, and inexpensive food that has a place in a healthy diet. One medium-sized potato (with skin) has just 160 calories and is one of the best sources of potassium and fiber in the produce section. Baked, mashed, or roasted, potatoes make a wonderful side or a base for a healthful meal (just make sure to go light on the toppings).