New Study Finds Eating French Fries Is Linked To A Higher Risk Of Death!
Eating potatoes that have not been fried was not linked to a similar early mortality risk, the researchers noted.Are potatoes healthy?Are potatoes healthy?"Fried potatoes consumption is increasing worldwide," warned Dr. Nicola Veronese, lead author of the study and a scientist at the National Research Council in Padova, Italy.In 2014, Americans consumed 112.1 pounds of potatoes per person, according to the National Potato Council. Of that total, 33.5 pounds were fresh potatoes, the remaining 78.5 pounds were processed. According to the US Department of Agriculture, the majority of processed potatoes Americans eat are French fries.