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Re: [IP] French fries

I asked:
> Can anyone explain me why boiled potatoes has a carb factor of 15%, and
> French fries is 34%?
> Isn't it just potatoes (& oil)?

Jim S. Answered:
> I'm guessing it's because French fries are "cooked more" and breaks down
> easier in the stomach.

>From where does it get the more carbos ? (fast or slow)

> What is the carb factor for mashed or raw potatoes? (guessing higher for
> mashed and lower for raw)

Raw is also 15%
For mashed potatoes I cant find the carb fact anywhere without added milk.
With the milk & margarine it's 16% not much of a difference.

Rabbi Hirsch Meisels
Co-Executive Director
Jewish Diabetes Association
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