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Doctor insights on: Is It Possible To Be Allergic To Potatoes And French Fries

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Is it possible to be allergic to potatoes and french fries?

Is it possible to be allergic to potatoes and french fries?

Possible: The most common food allergies are egg, milk, wheat, soy, peanuts, trre nuts, shellfish and fish. Potato allergy would be unusual but anything is possible. ...Read more

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Why are sweet potato french fries healthier than white potato french fries?

Why are sweet potato french fries healthier than white potato french fries?

Sweet potatoes: Have more fiber, fewer total carbs, more vitamin a and c. But keep in mind that fries whether white or sweet potato are still not healthy. All in moderation. Take care! ...Read more

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Are sweet potato fries healthy or just a healthier choice than regular french fries?

Are sweet potato fries healthy or just a healthier choice than regular french fries?

Healthy choices: Sweet potatoes are a healthy food - frying them makes them less healthy. However they are a healthier choice than regular french fries. Take care. ...Read more

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What's an alternative to potato chips and french fries for when you're hormonal?

What's an alternative to potato chips and french fries for when you're hormonal?

Rice cakes: You might try rice cakes which have much less saturated fat and a satisfying crunch. They are lower in sodium as well. Or try a crunchy whole grain cereal with some nut milk[almond milk is good]. Drink plenty of water and be aware that your craving is just a craving, not a need. ...Read more

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Are sweet potato fries a healthy substitute for french fries? What's a good, healthy recipe for them?

Not really: The issue with fries is the fact that whether regular potato or sweet potato, they are generally prepared by deep frying which infuses a lot of fat into the fry. A better way to prepare them is to use raw potatoes so you know what you are starting with (prepackaged sometimes have salty and fatty additives). Then bake the fries instead of frying them. Good taste and healthier. ...Read more

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Some restaurants are serving sweet potato fries instead of regular french fries. How do their nutritional values compare?

Some restaurants are serving sweet potato fries instead of regular french fries. How do their nutritional values compare?

Processed food - meh: Doubtful if fresh cut. Processed food is all about additives and salt. Both potatoes and sweets have nutrients. Balanced diet is key. Don't make a habit of all brown meals. ...Read more

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Are potato chips and french fries still considered vegetables? Are they bad for you even if they are cooked in "vegetable" oil?

Are potato chips and french fries still considered vegetables? Are they bad for you even if they are cooked in "vegetable" oil?

Sort of, REALLY BAD: Technically french fries/chips are vegetables but are also junk food. When people are advised to eat veggies these aren't what's meant & don't count as credit towards servings. French fries/chips are very fattening, usually contain hazardous trans fats & have high levels of carcinogenic acrylamides. Baked potatoes have acrylamides too but less fat. See http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/439966. ...Read more

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Is it true that potatoes will give you diabetes? Can potatoes give you diabetes even if you boil all the starch off the potatoes? French fries too?

Is it true that potatoes will give you diabetes? Can potatoes give you diabetes even if you boil all the starch off the potatoes? French fries too?

No: Diabetes is not caused by what you eat although diabetics must watch their diet and exercise regularly.
An overview of the types and causes of diabetes is here:

http://www. Webmd. Com/diabetes/default. Htm ...Read more

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Are french fries counted as a vegetable or starch?

Are french fries counted as a vegetable or starch?

Depends: Potatoes are a root crop, usually termed a vegetable by most. It is high in starch as some other vegetables are. Of course when prepared, it is also high in fat since that is the usual preparation. Whatever the category, be careful of your calorie count with french fries. ...Read more

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What is worse for you eating candy or French fries?

What is worse for you eating candy or French fries?

French fries: Contain at least two types of cancer-causing compounds. Look for healthier alternatives to some of your favorite foods. ...Read more

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What's a healthy french fry substitute recipe for baked sweet potatoes fries?

What's a healthy french fry substitute recipe for baked sweet potatoes fries?

Recipe...: This is my first health tap recipe. Cut the sweet potatoes the size of french fries. (the thinned you cut them, . The faster they cook.) put them in a plastic bag with some olive oil and shake to coat them. (you can use a bowl if you wish.) bake in a 400 degree oven until done. Season to taste and enjoy. ...Read more

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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??

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??

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. ...Read more

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I'm not a junk food person, I cook, but sometimes I will some french fries from mc or anywhere else and I get nauseos. Why is this happening?

I'm not a junk food person, I cook, but sometimes I will some french fries from mc or anywhere else and I get nauseos. Why is this happening?

Probably allergy: Is it only the mc fries or any fries that make you nauseous? If it is just mc then you are likely allergic to something used by mc. If it is any fries, can you eat potatoes, such as baked? If any potato makes you sick then it may be something in potatoes that you may intolerant to. Please do some trials and see if you can narrow down the type of potato that makes you sick. ...Read more

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Are onion rings healthy? If not, are they healthier than french fries?

Are onion rings healthy? If not, are they healthier than french fries?

Both bad.: Hate to break it to you, but they're both bad - fried messes. If you're eating fast food, replace these with a side salad for a healthier meal. ...Read more

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What is the healthier way to prepare a healthy french fries. Does frying them twice increases the fat content?

What is the healthier way to prepare a healthy french fries. Does frying them twice increases the fat content?

Try oven fries &...: There's really no such thing as healthy french fries but some are healthier than others. Use organic potatoes- conventional ones are loaded with pesticides! Use relatively healthy oils- coconut oil & peanut oil do well at high temperatures- olive oil isn't good when heated high. Try oven fries or roasted potatoes. See http://zestycook. Com/healthy-homemade-french-fries/
frying twice is probably bad. ...Read more

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What if I wanted to start eating healthy, what can I eat instead of french fries?

What if I wanted to start eating healthy, what can I eat instead of french fries?

Yes: Withdrawal of the hormones is what triggers your period. If you take away the hormones sooner, the period will come sooner. ...Read more

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My tongue swells every time I eat salty food (i.E.-french fries). Should I be concerned?

My tongue swells every time I eat salty food (i.E.-french fries). Should I be concerned?

Probably not.: Salt, spices and acids such as citrus fruits can cause the tongue to swell. As long as it is mild swelling and not making breathing a problem, you probably have nothing to worry about. You may wish to avoid too much salt so the problem won't occur often. ...Read more

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I have gastritis, what food shall I avoid? Can I eat ice cream and french fries?

I have gastritis, what food shall I avoid? Can I eat ice cream and french fries?

Avoid greasy/fatty: I would take a break on the greasy/fatty foods for a few days while you are suffering from gastritis. Stay well hydrated and eat smaller meals more often throughout the day. Warm vegetable soup and other easier to digest foods tend to be better tolerated. Feel better. ...Read more

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Have an addiction to french fries and candy. What could someone do to stop eating these foods?

Take Metformin: Metformin is an Insulin receptor sensitizer. It is a virtual "metabolic rejuvenator, " with multiple beneficial effects. When taken in doses ranging from 1, 000-2, 000 mg per day, carb cravings are quickly overcome. Although it requires a prescription in the U.S., it can be legally purchased and imported from mail-order international pharmacies without a prescription. ...Read more

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I'm going to an amusement park and I'm gluten intolerant. Would the french fries be safe to eat?

Yes: Fries are ok, but you would be surprised at how many other options you can find there as well. Most vendors, even in an amusement park, can tell you about gluten free options they serve. A fresh lemon squeeze, string cheese, a pickle on a stick... The list goes on. Have a fun time and make sure you use sunscreen and get plenty of fluids! ...Read more

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Today I ate hot french fries and my tongue burned! Now my taste sensation is weak : (what should I do?

Today I ate hot french fries and my tongue burned! Now my taste sensation is weak : (what should I do?

Let: Let your own body heal it. Nothing special you have to do. It should heal on its own in no time. If necessary, consult with your own dentist. ...Read more

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Is it good to eat chips at night after I ate fried food like french fries and ckicken burgar and cheese roll?

Is it good to eat chips at night after I ate fried food like french fries and ckicken burgar and cheese roll?

Yes: There is something wrong with this diet in general especially at night. This many carbs at night is likely addimg weight daily. Cut your carbs. ...Read more

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Hello. Are home fries a better alternative for your skin than eating regular French fries that are fried on the stove? I have sensitive skin

Hello. Are home fries a better alternative for your skin than eating regular French fries that are fried on the stove? I have sensitive skin

Same thing: While the two forms on potatoes are extraordinarily similar, sometimes people react differently for a variety of reasons. Trial and error, and keep on a food log may help. ...Read more

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Is it true that french fries high in carbohydrates and low in protein?

Is it true that french fries high in carbohydrates and low in protein?

Yes, but worse!: They are high in calories and fat, and virtually devoid of vitamins and mineral, which are in the skin. Certainly not a health food for anyone, except for a starving soul. Not rated higly on a low fat or low carb diet! ...Read more

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I've had no appetite lately, had my period though. I had a piece of pizza made me feel nauseous, the smell of French fries makes me feel I'll to. Why?

I've had no appetite lately, had my period though. I had a piece of pizza made me feel nauseous, the smell of French fries makes me feel I'll to. Why?

Nausea: It could be a gatrointestinal issue, however I'm assuming you're asking because you're concerned about pregnancy. You still need to check a pregnancy test if you're sexually active. Not all bleeding is a period. It could be implantation bleeding. ...Read more

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I had my hands in the trash only for a bit on the top portion of it not all the way in What can possibly happen if I were to eat french fries but I forgot to wash my hands from touching the inside of the garbage and there were cups straws etc?

I had my hands in the trash only for a bit on the top portion of it not all the way in What can possibly happen if I were to eat french fries but I forgot to wash my hands from touching the inside of the garbage and there were cups straws etc?

Probably nothing: There is always a risk of eating a contaminated particle of debris or bacteria from the can. The common culprits are viral causing nausea vomiting and are self limited. Think of a cruise ship virus you get sick from the buffet handles and door knobs etc then you put them in your mouth rub an eye etc.
I doubt anything will happen to you. That's part of stomach acid, to kill particles ...Read more