French Fry Update…darn

No doubt given enough time researchers will find everything we love to eat is no good for you.  The latest research on French Fries has touched off a panic with the discovery of Acrylamide in the fries. It seems in high amounts, acrylamide causes cancer in lab animals (reminds me of the cyclamates scare in the 80’s).  Like all things, it really is a matter of amounts, and the amounts given the lab animals was in greater excess than what humans would consume.  Then consider, all foods cooked at elevated temperatures have chemical changes, including the formation of acrylamide! Since man discovered fire and cooked his first mastodon burger, acrylamide was present. So, do we worry about the latest findings?  At least no one has shown French fries are bad for your teeth…yet!