Why We Shouldn't Blame Potatoes for French Fries and Junk Food

Why We Shouldn't Blame Potatoes for French Fries and Junk Food

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Emma Christensen
Jan 30, 2015
(Image credit: via Modern Farmer)

Potatoes aren't inherently bad or nutritionally void or even all that boring — potatoes are just, well ... misunderstood. That's what Ferris Jabr argues in a recent article in Modern Farmer. He points to the wealth of delicious potatoes grown in South America and the potato's famine-averting legacy as proof.

→ Read More: Reinventing the Potato by Ferris Jabr for Modern Farmer

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