This Is What McDonald's French Fries Are Really Made Of

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We have heard all the horror stories of McDonald's and their pink-floamy-stuff disguising itself as chicken nuggets and other less-than-calorie-friendly delicious delectables, but when Grant Imahara from MythBusters toured the company, he was shocked to learn that the fries actually are made from real. life. potatoes... no really, they came from the ground.
According to HelloGiggles, Grant tracked the potato process in reverse, from the time the fries were frozen all the way back to the farm they came from. He discovered that the golden beauties weren't even made from GMO potatoes, though some of them are VERY large (the size of his forearm). But a McDonald's employee explains that potatoes just come in all shapes and sizes, and it's as simple as that.

The fries are partially frozen and cured with dextrose and sodium acid pyrophosphate (couldn't we just have ketchup?) to maintain their uniformity, color, and crispness in every McDonald's restaurant across the world.

So the next time you are stuffing your face with thousands of excess (delicious) carbs, just know they are at least made from real potatoes, then continue stuffing.

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