Posts Tagged ‘french fries’

Good Food, Bad Food: Almonds vs. Fries

March 10, 2022 — In the realm of health halos, almonds shine brightly. Meanwhile, French fries are at the other end of the scale – lumped with iconic junk food. But the good food versus bad food paradigm has some serious limitations. A new RCT comparing the health outcomes from consuming almonds or fries illustrates this quite well. Researchers […]

Blowing Up the Internet with “Starch Bombs”

December 6, 2018 — Bless his heart. No doubt Harvard epidemiology professor Eric Rimm meant well. But his casual comments about potatoes being “starch bombs” have blown up the internet. The New York Times published his starch bomb comment and quoted him as saying: I think it would be nice if your meal came with a side salad and six French […]

Burger King Satisfries: Bizarre Healthy Food Halo

September 27, 2013 — Burger King announced a new addition to its line of fast food this week — low-calorie French fries. Well, not low calorie. Lower calorie. Lower than their current French fries, which measure in at 340 calories and 15 grams of fat for a small serving, compared to 270 calories and 11 grams of fat for […]