Tasty, easy to make, can be found in all restaurants and menus, French fries have become as common as drinking water.
A research within America revealed the fact that 25 % of the vegetables Americans eat are potatoes.
Even so, French fries are not recommended if you want to follow a healthy diet and here are some of the reasons this happens:
– When you fry them , the all the fat within potatoes increases in volume: 17 g / of fat per plate ( 31% of the RDI ) and 235 calories. The type of fat acids they contain ( saturated lipids ) are like a ticking bomb as they may cause cancer, heart problems, diabetes.
– French fries are usually made of white potatoes which are more easily transformed into glucose. When we eat food rich in carbohydrates, we oblige our organism to either consume it very rapidly of to store it as fat. This is one of the reasons obesity has become such a big issue nowadays.
Our advice is to change your eating habits. Even though you may think that French fries are the tastiest food on earth you should also try to discover the great taste of boiled potatoes. It is important to know that potatoes are a healthy vegetable and the way we prepare them can transform them into an unhealthy one.