eli5: why is potato chips so high in calories but potatoes are relatively low?

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eli5: why is potato chips so high in calories but potatoes are relatively low?

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They’re cooked in oil. When they’re cooked this way, they lose a lot of water and absorb a lot of oil – so you’re replacing something that has zero calories (water) with something that has about 9 calories per gram.

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