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A 30-year-old male asked:

Read that french fries can be made in phillips air fryer with little or no oil. preparing french fries in this way is not unhealthy??

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Dr. Kevin Rosenberg
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
Likely more healthy: There have not been health outcomes studies done with air fried potatoes. It is likely more healthy to eat this than deep fried potatoes. You'd want to oil used to be heat stable so not to make trans fats.
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