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Will frying a potato take out the fiber or nutrients?
Many people are surprised to learn that no – nutrients and fiber remain quite intact after frying. (It’s the added fat that drives up calorie content). Some more extensive vegetable nutrition charts list French Fries right alongside with other nutrient-rich vegetables. Not to claim fries will be the next health food craze, but nutrients and fiber definitely remain intact.
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