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Potato Chip Health Risks

Potatoes are a nutritious root vegetable that is naturally free of fat, cholesterol and sodium, low in calories and a good source ...

Side Effects of Eating Tortilla Chips

While crunchy chips made from corn tortillas may seem like a healthy snack option, eating tortilla chips on a regular basis can ca...

How to Stop Craving Potato Chips

Potato chips were famously created in 1853, when George Crum became offended when a restaurant patron sent back his fried potatoes...

How to Dehydrate Apples and Bananas

Dehydration effectively preserves apples and bananas, and once dry, the fruit retains its flavor, texture, color and nutritional q...

How to Dehydrate Vegetable Chips

In the modern age of widespread refrigeration, drying foods for preservation is no longer a life-or-death issue. However, drying v...

9 Better-for-You Potato Chip Swaps

9 Better-for-You Potato Chip Swaps. Potatoes are definitely America’s favorite vegetable. According to the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association, the potato chip was invented in 1853 and has been America’s #1 snack food for more than 50 years. In 2011, Americans ate 1.5 billion pounds of potato chips -- that’s about four pounds per person. And while there’s nothing wrong with potato chips once in a while, there are some healthier chip alternatives on the market. But whatever you choose, how much you eat still matters. “While some alternative chips may offer more varied nutrients and special ingredients like flax or chia seeds, at the end of the day, a snack food is a snack food. Whether you’re eating bean chips, carrot chips or potato chips, you still have to watch portion size, calories and sodium,” says Caroline Kaufman, M.S., RDN, nutrition expert and blogger at CarolineKaufman.com. Here are nine better-for-you chip options and how they compare to typical potato chips.

The Types of Fats Found in Potato Chips

Potato chips are made from either thinly sliced potatoes that are deep-fat fried or dried potatoes that are processed into chips, ...

Pork Rinds Nutrition Information

If pork rinds are a staple on your table every time you host a get together, you may want to find an alternative. Made by curing a...

Which Over-the-Counter Potato Chips Are Gluten- and Dairy-Free?

While most varieties of potato chips are naturally gluten- and dairy-free, some flavored styles may contain varying amounts of glu...

What Are the Healthiest Potato Chips?

While crispy, crunchy potato chips are often thought of as a tasty side for sandwiches, chips are rarely considered a health food....
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