Chips are one of the most widely eaten dishes all over the world. They are not only delicious, but also liked by everyone whatever the age may be. They are very high in calories. Since potato chips are deep fried, they contain high amount of fat and cholesterol content. Some potato chips are roasted, so they contain less fat and cholesterol as the other ones available in the market. Cholesterol and fat are those nutrition components which are not good for human heart and liver. They cause many problems to a human body. This is the reason why low fat and cholesterol is preferred in food. They are made using various vegetables like potato, corn, multigrain, cheese, bagel, banana, and other chips.
A total of 153 calories is contained in just one bag serving of the potato chips. It contains 10.49 grams of fat, 13.39 grams of carbohydrates and 1.84 grams of proteins. This total 16% of fat includes 3.069 grams of saturated fat, 3.408 grams of poly saturated fat and 2.755 grams of mono saturated fat. It contains no cholesterol, 147 milligram of sodium and 460 milligrams of potassium. These values are based on one bag serving of potato chips generally.
The dietary fibre content is 1.2 grams in the total carbohydrate content along with 1.15 grams of sugars. There is zero % Vitamin A in potato chips but a high 9% content of Vitamin C. Calcium content is 1% and Iron accounts to be 2% in these chips. The broken calorie content has 60% fat, 35% carbohydrates and 5% of protein. Thus, these potato chips are quiet high on the nutrition content. Though they are not very rich in proteins and vitamins but they are very rich in the carbohydrate, fat and mineral content.