Potatoes are the most popular vegetable on the planet. On average, Americans eat 126 pounds of potatoes a year. Yet, despite our love for potatoes, they are one controversial vegetable! Some people say that they are fattening and cause spikes in blood sugar. Others say we can eat potatoes to our heart’s content because they are whole plant foods. So, which is it? Are potatoes health allies or enemies? Today we will answer these questions and provide a balanced look at this humble vegetable.