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nutrition of 1 chip

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by greener, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    Me too. Especially if it is a curly frie

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    and maybe this would help the DIYers:

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  2. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    That chip cutter looks like it fell off the back of a builder's van..?

     
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  3. himtoo

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    non conformist :D:D:D
     
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  4. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    I'm disappointed with my spiralizer as the curly fries aren't but the courgetti is fine just bought a mandolin slicer as well bonus of having these gizmos is if you keep your BG meter to hand you don't need a lancet any more.
     
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  5. slip

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    (Daddy or chips?)
     
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  6. himtoo

    himtoo Type 1 · Well-Known Member
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    rebel rebel you ate your chip
    and 2 hours later you're blood sugars dipped
    rebel rebel where did you go
    to get those chips that keep your blood sugars low
    ( slightly plagiarised from bowie ) :D
     
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  7. LittleGreyCat

    LittleGreyCat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    As a determinedly British person I must protest in the strongest terms about the use of the term "french fries" to describe the wonderful traditional British chip.

    This is all a cunning plot by Left Pondians to hijack out beautiful language.
    They describe a crescent shaped segment of deep fried potato as a "french fry" because they insist on calling circles of very thinly sliced potatoes fried until crisp as "potato chips" and not "crisps".

    Anyway, don't get me started on the French and their total inability to fry chips to the high British standards.

    I am proud to be able to go down to our local chippy, be it Indian, Chinese, or.....cough.....um......

    Think I'll have a kebab instead.....
     
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  8. lovinglife

    lovinglife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Found this in bag of frozen chips when making sons dinner stats on displayed chip as follows

    Length 6.5 inches
    Dimension 1/2 inch square
    Weight 51g
    Carbs 21g

    Now that's a big chip!
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  9. Sable_Jan

    Sable_Jan · Guest

    Thinner chips absorb more fat due to additional surface area so I tend to go for these as the fat slows the release of the carbs. Also you are more likely to have a far lower carb content in a portion of McD French fries than in a portion of chips from a chippy (dinky box vs tray/carton)
    If you were to test this yourself by using two similar weight potatoes and cut one into thick chips and one into fries.....
    It's strange as my choice is the opposite these days from years back following a low calorie diet.
    Hope I've explained myself clearly and it helps your understanding. Lent my daughter my GI & GL COUNTER book by Wynnie Chan so I can check but I think both types are in there
     
  10. Jaylee

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    I'm not. It the best ride a Thorpe park..?!

     
  11. JohnEGreen

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    Well OMG! that takes me back
     
  12. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Sort of forerunner to "the Matrix" in one respect..? (Load the information/skill needed & off on a mission.)
     
  13. zand

    zand Type 2 · Master

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    lol that would be some people's carb allowance for the whole day! :eek: I will remember this image next time I'm tempted by leftover chips. Thanks :)
     
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  14. lovinglife

    lovinglife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I know! I do a bit higher per day about about 90g but it is an eye opener - I didn't cook it as son wouldn't have eaten it - too big - he has autism and things have to be uniform on his plate! Lol - but I have in at the odd time in moments of weakness eaten a chip from his plate when clearing away - so yes it's a great visual for that as it certainly made me think - I know the laws say that eating a chip standing up from someone else's plate doesn't count but there's always a chance science is wrong isn't there?;)
     
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