My husband mentioned this at breakfast. A chemical in McDonald's french fries could be a cure for baldness.
Not that Ray needs that... he's got a full head of hair.
It was just the weirdest thing he saw on Twitter this morning.
McDonalds french fries may cure baldness: when the real news sounds like fake news. (Also see Lady Doritos).— TNMom ☀☀☀ (@TNtales) February 6, 2018
So you're wondering WHAT chemical would be in french fries?
Here's the name... don't ask me to pronounce it: dimethylpolysiloxane
And according to this, it's a type of silicone, used to keep the oil from frothing.
So a chemical in McDonalds fries can cure baldness. The bigger question is why do you need to add chemicals to frozen potatoes?— Ben Wachter (@bwachter70) February 6, 2018
It's a complicated process that I don't even pretend to understand.
But there are a couple of things we're sure of--
Despite what you see on Twitter, EATING McD's fries does NOT cure baldness.
And rubbing them on your head does NOT cure baldness.
So to cure my baldness I just have to get fat? Nah— Pat Daly (@dalypm21) February 6, 2018
Seriously? All this talk is just making me hungry.