Potato Chips Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 541

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 34g %52

Saturated Fat 3g %17

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 527mg %35

Total Carbohydrate 54g %18

Dietary Fiber 3g %11

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 6g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 21.0mg %1

Iron 1.3mg %7

Potassium 1196mg %31

Phosphorus 153.0mg %15

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in potato chips

Vitamin A 0.0IU %0

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Choline, total 12.1mg %2

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1mg %7

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.2mg %18

Vitamin K 22.1µg %18

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 1.0mg %19

Vitamin C 21.6mg %24

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 4.8mg %30

Vitamin B6 0.5mg %41

Vitamin E 10.5mg %70

Minerals in potato chips

Calcium 21.0mg %2

Selenium 2.5µg %5

Iron 1.3mg %7

Zinc 1.1mg %8

Magnesium 63.0mg %15

Phosphorus 153.0mg %15

Manganese 0.4mg %19

Copper 0.2mg %26

Potassium 1196.0mg %31

Sodium 527.0mg %35

Amino Acids in potato chips

Methionine 0.1g %14

Leucine 0.4g %14

Lysine 0.4g %19

Isoleucine 0.3g %19

Valine 0.4g %20

Histidine 0.2g %20

Threonine 0.3g %22

Tyrosine 0.3g %28

Cystine 0.1g %29

Phenylalanine 0.3g %33

Tryptophan 0.1g %36

Fatty Acids in potato chips

DHA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.34g %21

ALA 0.34g %31

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Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of potato chips is 5.6/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Potato Chips has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Leucine 59 70
Lysine 45 71
Isoleucine 30 47
Valine 39 65
Histidine 15 26
Threonine 23 42
Tryptophan 6 18
Met+Cys 22 33
Phe+Tyr 30 95

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in potato chips is 0.4 which makes it a low P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of potato chips is 5.3 which makes it a high energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in potato chips as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for potato chips is 15/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for potato chips

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 23.18 <4
Zinc:Copper 4.66 <12
Potassium:Sodium 2.27 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.33 <2
Iron:Copper 5.56 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.14 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 29%

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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