Study: Eating Potato Chips Makes You Fat

The results of a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine about weight loss will blow your mind. By analyzing the eating and exercise habits of 120,877 people over many years, doctors have concluded that downing a whole bag of potato chips makes you fat faster than just about anything else, ice cream and soda included.

Also in the study, we learn that on average, people who quit smoking gain five pounds every four years after quitting. Commenting on the study, Dr. F. Xavier Pi-Sunyer (obesity expert) told the AP, "[Potato chips are] very tasty and they have a very good texture. People generally don't take one or two chips. They have a whole bag." Our humble, non-scientific advice: Stop eating entire bags of potato chips and start smoking cigarettes... you'll be just fine.

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