French fries by McDonald's fries in another controversy
Mc Donald’s fried in another controversy which pertains to its French fries! Going by stats at least three lawsuits were filed in United States over its use of wheat and milk as flavoring ingredients in French fries. // The bone of contention is that these constituents might trigger allergy in some...
French Fries In Cancer Controversy In China
Yet again the French fries
seem to be entangled in a health controversy now in China. Scientists in China have found that acrylamide, a probable human cancer causing agent, in potato fries
exceeds the limit in drinking water set by the World Health Organization (WHO) by 500 times.//
Cut down on fries
A research suggests, that starting the day with a heavy breakfast and a steaming cup of tea may increase a woman's risk of throat cancer.Scientists found that women who eat fried food each morning are at twice the risk of the most common form of throat, or oesophageal, cancer.The best way to reduc...
Salty Chicken Doesn't Fly: New Survey Reveals Shoppers Feel Deceived By 'Natural' Labeling of Saltwater-Injected Poultry
... than a large order of french fries. (Some brands of plumped chicken can contain 440 mg of sodium, versus 350 mg of sodium in a large order of french fries
from a national fast food chain.)
74.5% of consumers believe fresh chicken labeled as "natural" should contain no additives or preservatives; ...
Acrylamide Doesn't Raise Lung Cancer Risk
...ng foods to reduce their lung cancer risk," noted Hogervorst. "Acrylamide may increase the risk of other cancers, and acrylamide-containing foods like fries
and chips may increase the risk of other diseases, such as obesity and cardiovascular diseases."
"Acrylamide is such a complicated dietary factor,...
See salad, eat fries: When healthy menus backfire
... effect of mixing healthy and unhealthy choices is so powerful, we would suggest that the safest way to get children to eat well is to take the pizza, fries
and other junk foods completely out of schools, and replace them with healthy foods."
The team also suggests that consumers might empower themselv...
Rutgers Study Reveals A Need For Basic Kitchen Know-How
...ozen vegetables on hand contained more fat in households where dads had a high BMI than in comparison households, because frozen potatoes (like french fries
and tater tots) and vegetables in sauce were more common. The fresh and frozen meats in households with high BMI dads also contained significantly mor...
Salt Takes Center Stage in Chicken Producer's New Consumer Campaign
...ping" costs consumers in their health and their bottom line. The average serving of plumped chicken contains more sodium than a large order of French fries
or more than 25% of the daily recommended allowance. Research shows that high sodium intake is linked to many diseases, including high blood pressure...
SaltWorks' Gourmet Sea Salts Are a Step Ahead of a Top Food Trend for 2009
...ade with sea salt. From snack foods to fast food, consumers will demand natural sea salt. I am sure that one day soon you will see McDonald's french fries
made with sea salt. I can see a day when refined salt is no longer accepted as an option for salting food."
SaltWorks offers the top brands of n...
New factor in teen obesity: Parents
... There may be a reason teenagers eat more burgers and fries
than fruits and vegetables: their parents.
In a new policy brief released today by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, researchers found...
Big Mac: The whole world on your plate
... A burger and fries
may be the quintessential North American meal but it can also be viewed as ...zed the ingredients of a simple fast food meal a McDonalds Big Mac, French fries
and a cup of coffee to illustrate how the average human diet in developed ...
New discovery could reduce the health risk of high-fat foods
...tasty treats, said Gerald Weissmann, MD, Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal. This study suggests that the time will come where people can eat french fries
without plugging their arteries.
Extra gene copies were enough to make early humans' mouths water
...er to eat, he added. At the same time it would have made extra amylase gene copies an even more valuable trait.
"We roast tubers, and we eat French fries
and baked potatoes," Dominy said. "When you cook, you can afford to eat less overall, because the food is easier to digest. Some marginal food resourc...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 15, 2007
...ars that at the levels found in the diet, it is unlikely, she said.
Acrylamide has been detected in many widely-consumed foods, ranging from French fries
to coffee. The highest levels are in fried and baked products such as potato chips and other snack foods. Although classified as a probable human car...
Scientists ID molecular 'switch' in liver that triggers harmful effects of saturated and trans fats
...rated fatty acids, or trans fats, are artificially produced solid fats used in shortening and margarine, baked goods, and the oils used to cook french fries
and other fast food. Studies have shown that trans fats not only raise LDL levels in the bloodstream but lower high-density lipoproteins (HDL, or "goo...