Yes, we know French fries are an unhealthy treat, but could eating them on the regular send you to an early grave?
A new eight-year study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that people who ate fried potatoes, like French fries, tater tots or hash browns, more than twice a week more than doubled their risk of death.
Researchers did not find an increased risk when the potatoes were not fried.
It may be a good reminder to be aware of how much fried food you're eating and how often.
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Eating French fries twice a week could lead to early death, study says