Diet Fries?

Fast food companies are scrambling to cope with the rising trend of healthy eating by tweaking their existing recipes to make their products less of a guilty pleasure. This tactic is not really new. Other brands have played on people’s inability to give up rich foods by coming up with modified versions of existing favorites. Hello, Baked Lays and Coke Zero. But I think Burger King beat the other brands by coming up with a lower-calorie french fry, the Satisfries.

L-regular fries; R-satisfries

L-regular fries; R-satisfries

According to the BK website, the Satisfries have 40% less fat and 30% less calories. How did they do it? By coating the potatoes with a batter that blocked out oil instead of absorbing it. Read the story HERE.

Oh, by the way, there’s no word that this will be made available in the Philippines. At least, no word yet.

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