Ask Tufts Experts: French Fries; Lemon Water; Cooking Oil Safety

Q: Potatoes are a vegetable, so why aren’t French fries good for you? Are the nutrients destroyed in the frying process? A: “A medium baked potato (with skin) is a good source of potassium, vitamins C and B6, and fiber. But potatoes don’t contain other nutrients, such as the carotenoids and phytochemicals found in more brightly-colored […]

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