(Possibly Useful) Information Concerning McDonald’s Large Fries

USA McDonald’s Large Fries
Serving Size: 168g
Calories: 510
Calories from Fat: 220
Total Fat: 24g

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UK McDonald’s Large Fries
Serving Size: 150g
Calories: 430
Calories from Fat: 196
Total Fat: 21g

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Percentage of McDonald’s Fries that is Potato/Fat

86% potato
14% vegetable oil (aka, fat)

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Number of Potatoes in Large McDonald’s Fries

USA
168 (number of grams in large McDonald’s fries)
x
.86 (proportion of fries that is potato)
= 144.48g

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Medium Potato
Serving Size: 148g
Calories: 110
Calories from Fat: 0
Total Fat: 0g

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Therefore,
1 large McDonald’s french fries order contains about
1 medium potato.

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Evidence that Fat and Oil are Roughly Equivalent

Lucini Olive Oil
Serving Size: 14.3g (1 Tbsp)
Calories: 120
Calories from Fat: 120
Total Fat: 14g

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