09/24/2013 11:47 am ET

Don't Be So Quick To Shun The French Fry


Whatever diet you follow -- Atkins or Ornish, Dukan or DASH -- here's one piece of advice they'll likely have in common: skip the French fries. Fried potatoes -- and other fried foods -– are widely regarded as among the most notorious of nutritional villains. That notoriety is also key to a new effort to make a healthier French fry with 40 percent less fat and 30 percent fewer calories than the average fried spud.

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