Tiny spuds decked out with cheese fondue sauce and a sprinkling of broccoli shavings at a dinner sponsored by the U.S. Potato Board. Benjamin Morris/NPR hide caption itoggle caption Benjamin Morris/NPR The Salt Hot Or Not? Potato Board Tries To Un-Dud The Spud July 18, 2012 Potato consumption has been slipping due to renewed concerns among some Americans about eating too many carbohydrates. Now the U.S. Potato Board hopes it can recast the potato as a glamorous, nutritious vegetable.