Americans love their french fries, consuming an average of 16 pounds every year. They're a staple on many menus, from quick-service restaurants to steakhouses. At home, they're an oven-ready, kid-friendly comfort food.
In these diet-conscious times, however, it's inevitable that the long-time favorite will get a healthful competitor. The challenge is coming from sweet potato fries. Per-capita consumption now stands at a relatively small 4.2 pounds, but it's growing.
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