Contact Us

Why French Fries Are Good For Use

Man eating french fries
BananaStock

July 13th was National French Fries Day. We may debate who makes the best fries, but apparently there is no debate that fries are good for us… according to a research anyway.

Like most Iowans (and Americans for that matter), I love french fries, but I can only enjoy them if they are hot. A hot crispy fry crunching in my mouth is pure heaven. Once they cool off it’s a different story. They are nothing more than a salty, limp potato. That salt, however, might be the reason that French fries are good for us.

While looking into National French Fries Day, I found an old story posted on Huffington Post’s web site about a published report in the Journal of Neuroscience. It revealed that items like French fries, potato chips, and even Cheetos are good for us. Now that’s news I can get behind.

Okay, it turns out it is the salt that might be what is good for us and not the heavenly deep-fat fried goodies. Salt can lower the amount of stress hormones that floats around in our body, and in turn, eating those types of foods helps put us into a comfort zone.

It’s also one of the reasons bartenders offer free salty snacks (besides the obvious ‘makes you drink more’ theory).

So eat those fries, chips, and Cheetos and feel the stress melt away. That is until you have to go buy new set of clothes because your pants don’t fit like they used too.

Man, I hate clothes shopping, Ah-oh, my stress level is climbing again. I better eat a few fries.

Best of K985.com

Recommended For You

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://k985.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for K-98.5 quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive K-98.5 contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.