Facts All French Fry Fanatics Should Know

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Did you know that the average American eats 29 pounds of French fries a year, while the average Belgian eats 165 pounds of fried potatoes every year? If you love French fries, it's time to learn about the greatest food ever made.

Even though no one really knows exactly who invented French fries, they have been around long enough for us to know that they are perfect in every way, delightful when covered in ketchup and, of course, a hamburger's best friend. The facts in the video above range from the healthy to the strange: French fries are a good source of fiber, potassium and vitamin B6, and at "potato parties" in Japan, people compete to eat a huge amount of fries in one sitting. Are you getting hungry? Maybe for something crispy, salty and complementary to a cheeseburger?

Watch the video above for facts that all French fry fans should know.

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