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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Potato chips are high in calories because they’re fried in oil and have extra fat. Potatoes are low in calories because they’re mostly water and starch. The cooking method and added ingredients make the difference.

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