are potatos like 75% moisture?

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  1. michael

    michael FLORIDA > *

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    When looking at hte nutritional facts, a potato is like 100g in total weight, 25g carbs and like 6g protein.. where the hell is the rest of the weight -- moisture?
     
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    damn bro. i dont know
     
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    looks like it is 75% h20

    Potato, raw, with peel
    Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
    Energy 80 kcal 320 kJ
    Carbohydrates 19 g
    - Starch 15 g
    - Dietary fiber 2.2 g
    Fat 0.1 g
    Protein 2 g
    Water 75 g
    Thiamin (Vit. B1) 0.08 mg 6%
    Riboflavin (Vit. B2) 0.03 mg 2%
    Niacin (Vit. B3) 1.1 mg 7%
    Vitamin B6 0.25 mg 19%
    Vitamin C 20 mg 33%
    Calcium 12 mg 1%
    Iron 1.8 mg 14%
    Magnesium 23 mg 6%
    Phosphorus 57 mg 8%
    Potassium 421 mg 9%
    Sodium 6 mg 0%
    Percentages are relative to US
    recommendations for adults.
     
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    i wouldnt know. i only eat BROtatos
     
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    figured.

    why isnt 'water' included on more labels.. fda should hook that shit up.
     
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    sales on many products would probably go down when people figured out they were 99.9% water
     
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    :ugh:
     
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    ballerman230 just a pale blue dot

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    Damn it man, you keep posting scary shit about our food.
     
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    yeah, but you have to remember, hydrochloric acid is a powerful fucking thing in your stomach, most of the shit you eat died :rofl:
     
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