Ugly Side Effects of Eating French Fries

Fries are delicious, but eating a lot of them won't help you in the long run. At least one drawback exists for the latter: A study of over 4,500

adults in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that eating french fries more than twice a week doubled your chance of early

mortality. For context, experts blamed the increased health risk on the frying oils, not the potatoes. The researchers found no relationship between other potato

If that doesn't convince you to cut back on deep-fried potatoes, check out some of the worst negative effects here. Check out the Mayo

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Fats are more slowly digested than carbs and proteins, plus they contain more calories due to how they're cooked, so fries will stay in

your stomach longer than healthier food. This increases the risk of stomach discomfort, according to a research in Ultrasound

International Open. Nausea, diarrhea, bloating, and cramps are further negative effects of fried food digestion. See What Eating Fried Foods Does to Your Body for more fry side effects.

Fries are high in trans fat since they're deep-fried in hydrogenated oils, which elevates bad cholesterol and lowers good cholesterol. This

greatly increases heart disease risk. A 10-year Japanese study of 1,600 older persons published in Neurology found that people with the

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