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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Potatoes have calories but they’re less concentrated, since most of the volume is water and fiber. Potato chips don’t have that (at least not nearly to the same degree a normal potato does), so you need to eat more of them if you’re trying to get as full as you would from eating a potato. 

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