White Potatoes (image) Fleishman-Hillard, Inc. Share Print E-Mail Caption US children are not consuming enough vegetables, resulting in an inadequate intake of key nutrients which are important for growth, development and overall health. Research published in a special supplement of the peer-reviewed journal Advances in Nutrition demonstrated that children 1-3 years of age consumed just 67 percent of the DRI for potassium and 55 percent of the DRI for fiber. Credit United States Potato Board Usage Restrictions Credit the United States Potato Board Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.