Scientists have concerns about a substance found in certain high carbohydrate
foods, such as French fries and potato chips.
is acrylamide and it's potentially causing cancer. The initial alarm was
raised back in April when the Swedish National Food authority
According to the World Health Organization, further studies backed up those findings.
higher the temperature, the higher the levels of acrylamide. French fries,
first time we have dealt with a substance that is possibly harmful to
say the big challenge is figuring out the chemical reactions and conditions
So far, though,
and this must be emphasized, there is no proof that the acrylamide
What should you do?
say eating a moderate amount of a wide variety of foods remains the best