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
2.Â WORST LOADED FRIES- Chiliâ€™s Texas Cheese Fries with Chili and Ranch
144 g fat (69 g saturated)
5,920 mg sodium
3. BEST CURLY FRIES- Jack in the Box Seasoned Curly Fries (small)
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 Fridayâ€™s Seasoned Fries
23 g fat (4.5 g saturated)
650 mg sodium
5. BEST FAST FOOD FRIES- McDonaldâ€™s French Fries (small)
11 g fat (1.5 g saturated)
160 mg sodium