oils become damaged when gotten past their smoke point. if your oil is smoking, it's too hot.
there is nothing inherently unhealthy about frying foods.
that being said, it's unlikely grok had a huge store of fat to deep -fry anything but he didn't have butter either and i have no qualms eating that.
As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.
– Ernest Hemingway