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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The potato isn’t the problem. 🙂 Chips are boiled in fat to get them crispy and some of that fat soaks into the potato. Fat’s about 9 calories per gram and because chips are awesome, those grams pile up fast.

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