Purple potatoes have a lot going for them nutritionally, beyond antioxidants. They are packed with fiber, vitamin C and potassium, which can help with weight loss, immunity and heart health. The nutrition for 1 medium baked purple potato is as follows:
4 g protein
0 g fat
34 g carbohydrates
3 g fiber
943 mg potassium (20% Daily Value)
22 mg vitamin C (24%DV)
When it comes to antioxidants, usually the deeper the color, the better. Purple potatoes are chock-full of anthocyanins, which are a type of antioxidant that has been shown to reduce the risk of several chronic diseases. KIDS LOVE PURPLE POTATES FOR DINNER! Get them delivered to your door this week.