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Tyler Medley


Potatoes are mainly water and starch, which is composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. There are also small quantities of proteins and nucleic acids, which add nitrogen, sulfur, and phosphorus to the mix. There is some potassium. Most other elements (with the possible exception of sodium, which I had difficulty finding data for and may depend on the sodium content of the soil it was grown in) are present only in trace amounts.

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