You should only eat 6 fries at a time as proper portion, Harvard professor says

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Bad news for those who love fries - a Harvard professor says you should only eat six fries as a proper portion. (Shutterstock)

Bad news for those who love fries! A Harvard professor says you should only eat six fries as a proper portion.

Eric Rimm made the declaration in an article for the New York Times.

Rimm, who works at Harvard's Nutrition Department, says fries are "starch bombs."

A recent study found that people who ate fries two or three times a week had higher risks of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease.

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French fries linked to double risk of death. Tamala Edwards reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on June 13, 2017.


To avoid going over the six-fry limit, doctors recommend that you share a plate of fries with friends, alongside healthier foods.

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