Originally Posted by Mr. Laz
Harvard study made big headlines earlier this year when the scientists found that potatoes – in any form – were linked to weight gain. Scientists tracked the diet and lifestyle choices of more than 120,000 participants for at least 12 years. They found that over four-year spans, those who ate an extra serving of French fries daily gained an average of 3.4 pounds, those who munched an extra serving of potato chips daily gained an average of 1.7 pounds, and an additional serving of potatoes prepared in any form was linked to an average of 1.3 pounds of extra padding. Hmmm, not so great news.
You mean eating french fries and chips and loading your baked potato with butter and sour cream causes people to gain weight? Shocking!