If you go to a fast food establishment, it goes without saying that you have to have a portion of French fries. We know that fast food contain so many calories that eating them regularly will make you put on weight. But can French fries make you gain weight? The answer is yes.
French fries are cooked in fat and contain a lot of saturated fats that contribute to weight gain. Did you know that an average American child gets 25 percent of his vegetables through French fries? That would explain why child obesity is so widespread in the US.
An adult American consumes as much as 4 servings of French fries each week and a portion of French fries contains around 187 calories.