Fried Potatoes Dominate Overweight Kids’ Diets

Children who are overweight typically stuff themselves with too many french fries and potato chips - the least healthy way of eating this vegetable. Potato chips and fries make up more than one-quarter of the vegetable servings eaten by children and nearly one-third of the vegetables consumed by teenagers, according to survey compiled by Catherine Champagne, a researcher at Louisiana State University's Pennington Biomedical Research Institute.