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Posted by admin on Tuesday, July 31, 2012

It's no secret that Americans are addicted to the crispy salty goodness of all that is involved in a single french fry...and it is no secret that nearly HALF of all potatoes harvested in the U.S. end up in the deep fryer.

But brace yourselves...could there be a fry that is good for you?!

No... C'mon lets be real I'm not gunna go that far. However, according to a Yahoo health article, there ARE some fries that are "better" for you than others. We give you the top 5 pure fatty kinds of fries from worst to...well semi-worst..to best to make your choices a little more health conscious next time you decided what kind of drive-through to go to or fries to pick!

 

1. WORST- Five Guys Fries- Large
A whopping 1,474 calories
71 g fat (14 g saturated)
213 mg sodium

It's ridiculous size is the cause for most of this pure fatty problemo

2.  WORST LOADED FRIES- Chili’s Texas Cheese Fries with Chili and Ranch
2,120 calories
144 g fat (69 g saturated)
5,920 mg sodium

Those are loaded alright..yikes.

3. BEST CURLY FRIES- Jack in the Box Seasoned Curly Fries (small)
280 calories
16 g fat (1 g saturated)
614 mg sodium

Surprised?! Us too, It's menu once packed with trans fats, Jack in the Box is now making a conscious effort to improve its menu.

4.BEST CLASSIC FRIES- TGI Friday’s Seasoned Fries
290 calories
23 g fat (4.5 g saturated)
650 mg sodium

Mmmm- those are lookin real good for 290 calories if ya ask me.

5. BEST FAST FOOD FRIES- McDonald’s French Fries (small)
230 calories
11 g fat (1.5 g saturated)
160 mg sodium

Hollaaa. No more regrets on gettin those McDonald's late night fries. :)

 

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