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Fail: Healthy Snacks That Ruin Your Diet

Tue., Sep. 18, 2012 7:00 AM EDT
by Zondra Hughes

Veggie chips, in moderation, are better than potato chips, calorie-wise.


Veggie Chips

These bright colored baked chips have nutritional value and are made with real vegetables. The diet gurus at Health.com recommend veggie chips over potato chips: The chips also have no cholesterol, no trans fat, no preservatives, and are GMO (genetically modified organism) free.”

Well, potatoes are vegetables as well, and pound for pound, the potato and the veggie chip are both likely to settle on your hips. Packed with salt, most veggie chips are 150 calories per handful, and you can’t just eat one handful now, can you?

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