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Why are veggie chips no better than regular chips?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Essentially, a potato chip is born of a deep-fried vegetable, so veggie chips are no better than regular chips. A small bag of vegetable chips can have about the same amount of calories (150) and fat (9 grams) as a small bag of chips. In addition, manufacturers mask potato or corn flour-based chips with food coloring to pass them off as veggie chips.

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