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Food Trends: Can’t Stop Poppin'!

I am a registered dietitian, but I have a major secret.  My favorite foods in the whole world are fried chicken and potato chips.  Yes it’s true. If I have either in my house, I’m likely to hear them both talking to me. 

I don’t have a hard time controlling my portions with the fried chicken as it tends to fill me up quite quickly, but the potato chips, oh boy that is a different story.  I am always excited to find new potato chips that taste good and aren’t so horrific from a nutrition composition.

Boy was I glad to find all natural pop chips!  Their slogan states never fried never baked and I am here to tell you; they are very tasty, crispy, and do not have that fatty oil after taste that just makes me feel guilty all over.   Twenty three chips, or one ounce, of pop chips original only provide 120 calories and 4 grams of fat.  Compare this to other potato chips and it’s amazing. 


Brand Name
Serving Size
Calories
Fat
Lays Original
1 oz/15 chips
150
10
Utz Original
1 oz/20 chips
150
10
Ruffles
1 oz/15 chips
160
10
Cape Cod Kettle cooked
1 oz/ 15 chips
150
8


If you like potato chips and are looking for an option with less fat but great taste. Try them out.  Let me know what you think.  Be well.

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