Plain Chips Extruded Corn-Based Snacks

Snacks, Corn-Based, Extruded, Chips, Plain has a very high-calorie, high-carb, high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Riboflavin.

The food contains 63.01g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 6.03 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and average in trans fats. It's average MUFA and high PUFA. The omega-3 content is average. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is high in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Snack.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Snacks, Corn-Based, Extruded, Chips, Plain has been given a composite ranking of 30, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein5%
 Calories from Fat48%
 Calories from Carbs47%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • No Cholesterol
  • High in Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0 IU
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent0 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene0 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin0 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin E1.4 mg4.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin K6.3 mcg7.9%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.02 mg1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.64 mg37.6%Top 10%Very High
Niacin0.36 mg1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.12 mg5.8%Mid 40%Average
Folate0 mcg
Food Folate0 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg
Choline0 mg
Betaine0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium164 mg16.4%Top 10%Very High
Iron1.3 mg7.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium84 mg21%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus157 mg15.7%Mid 40%Average
Potassium135 mg3.9%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium615.9 mg25.7%Top 30%High
Zinc1.6 mg10.5%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.22 mg10.9%Top 30%High
Manganese0.43 mg21.7%Top 30%High
Selenium6.7 mcg9.6%Mid 40%Average
Fluoride51.9 mcg

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate63 g21%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber5.3 g21.2%Top 10%Very High
Starch5.2 g
Sugars1.2 g
Sucrose540.1 mg
Glucose220 mg
Fructose320 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose70 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein6 g12.1%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan46 mg
Threonine246 mg
Isoleucine235 mg
Leucine803.1 mg
Lysine185 mg
Methionine137 mg
Cystine119 mg
Phenylalanine322 mg
Tyrosine266 mg
Valine331 mg
Arginine326 mg
Histidine200 mg
Alanine490.9 mg
Aspartic Acid456 mg
Glutamic Acid1230 mg
Glycine269 mg
Proline572.1 mg
Serine312 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat28.4 g43.7%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat3.6 g18.1%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat7.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat14 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0.6 g
Total Trans Monoenoic Fatty Acids0.4 g
Total Trans Polyenoic Fatty Acids0.2 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids221 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids13789.9 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water0.3 g
Ash2.2 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 518 Calories from Fat 250

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 28.4 g 43.7%

Saturated Fat 3.6 g 18.1%

Trans Fat 0.6 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 615.9 mg 25.7%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g 21%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.2%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 6 g 12.1%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 16.4% Iron 7.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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