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Do ‘Healthy’ Chips Exist?

Chips made with fruits, veggies or whole grains may sound healthier than potato chips, but are they really a better option? Herbalife Nutrition Expert, Susan Bowerman compares a variety of chips you may find at your local grocery store and gives you the nutrition breakdown.

When shopping for a crunchy snack at your local grocery store you may find chips made with fruits, vegetables,beans or whole grains. At first glance they may seem like a healthier option than potato chips, but a closer look at the nutrition facts might tell you otherwise.

  • Vegetable Chips – made with spinach, tomatoes, or potatoes and labeled as containing a full serving of vegetables. Serving size: 14 chips, 150 calories, and 9g of fat
  • Black Bean Chips – made with black beans labeled as a source of complete protein and high in fiber. Serving size: 12 chips, 140 calories, 7g of fat
  • Apple Chips – made with real fruit. Serving size: 12 chips, 140 calories, 7g of fat
  • Tortilla Chips – stoneground or whole grain. Serving size: 10 chips, 140 calories, 6g of fat
  • Potato Chips – 40% reduced fat potato chips. Serving size: 19 chips, 140 calories, 6g of fat.

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