Potato chips - calories, weight

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How many calories in potato chips?

100g of potato chips have about 536 calories (kcal).

To show you what does it mean, handful (25 g) have about 134 calories.

It is about 6% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from handful (25 g) is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 2.5 apples
  • 1.5 glasses of Coca Cola
  • 1 slice of cheese
  • 1 slice of bread
  • 1 glass of milk
  • 7 cubes of sugar

For burning such amount of calories you have to bike at least 19 minutes, swim for about 16 minutes or run for 13 minutes.

Calories in potato chips came from protein in 5%, from carbs in 38% and from fat in 57%.

See also: Nutrition, vitamins and health benefits of potato chips.

Check compares of potato chips with other products from snacks category:

potato chips - calories table

  • Handfull of potato chips (25g)134 kcal
  • 10g of potato chips54 kcal
  • 20g of potato chips107 kcal
  • 50g of potato chips268 kcal
  • 100g of potato chips536 kcal
  • 200g of potato chips1072 kcal
  • 500g of potato chips2680 kcal

Potato chips - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 536 kcal
Carbs 52.9 gram
Protein 7 gram
Fat 34.6 gram

How much do potato chips weight?

Handfull of potato chips weights about 25g.

Do potato chips cause weight gain? Whether it is good to eat potato chips on diet?

Number of calories in potato chips is one of the highest from all products in snacks category. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific snacks, potato chips seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other snacks.

It is really much as for snacks. Similar energy amount have only such products as fries, nachos or breadsticks.

You should consider that not only calories are important when you are on a diet. If potato chips contain nutrition you need than maybe you should add it to your daily menu anyway?

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handful (25 g) has:

134kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 19 min. Bike
Horse ride 25 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 13 min. Tennis
Run 13 min. Run
Swim 16 min. Swim
Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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