WHAT’S UN­HEALTHY ABOUT EAT­ING FRENCH FRIES?

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - HEALTH CAPSULE -

A re­cent study re­vealed that eat­ing pota­toes does not in­crease the risk of death, but eat­ing fried pota­toes, or French fries, does. When foods are cooked at high tem­per­a­tures, a harm­ful chem­i­cal called acryl amide forms. This com­pound has known neu­ro­toxic ef­fects. Health Cap­sules are not in­tended to be of a di­ag­nos­tic na­ture

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