Is a potato a vegetable?

Yes, the potato is a considered a root vegetable.
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What is a vegetable?

A vegetable is a plant or part of a plant used as food, typically as accompaniment to meat or fish, such as a cabbage, potato, carrot, or bean. Vegetables are found with their (MORE)

Are potatoes vegetables?

Botanically, yes, they are a vegetative plant organ. Potatoes are the tuber (root) of a fruit bearing plant. But nutritionally potatoes are considered a starch/carbohydrate an (MORE)

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Weight Loss and the Fruit and Vegetable Fast

Trying to lose weight, whether a few pounds or many, can be difficult. People spend a lot of time trying to figure out the fastest and best ways to do so. Diet is an important (MORE)

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An Introduction to Plant Fruits

All flowering plants make fruits as a way to help scatter their seeds. Fruits develop from the ovary wall of the flower after the plant eggs have been fertilized. Plants produ (MORE)

What is potato a fruit or vegetable?

The potato is definatly not a fruit because it is not derived form the ovule of a plant. It is infact a root. The definition of a vegetable is any edibal part of a plant there (MORE)

Is a potato a vegetable or a starch?

It is a vegetable, Although considered a starch due to it's High Carbohydrate (and Calorie) Content, and ability to be used for breads. A potato is 7% resistant Starch.

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Are sweet potatoes a vegetable or starch?

  Potatoes are a root vegetable. They are a starchy vegetable. I'm guessing that your question is diet related. So, in a balanced meal, you would not have a starchy vegeta (MORE)