Although the connection between eating fried foods and obesity and heart disease is well known, a study published earlier this month is the first to link eating fried potatoes to death risk.
The study found people who ate fried potatoes (including french fries, fried potatoes, and hash browns) more than twice a week were more likely to die early than those who ate fried potatoes less often.
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My 2 cents:
Fast food is not the main cause of obesity. It is FRYING of food that is the problem. So if you visit a fast food restaurant next time, order grilled or BBQ burgers instead of burgers with fried patties. And cut down on french fries.