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5 crunchy snacks in 100-calorie portions

What are the best and worst crunchy snacks in terms of fat and salt? Here’s how five popular snacks compare

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Craving something crunchy?

Sometimes you just can’t stop at one. To help you watch your portion size, here’s what 100 calories look like for five different types of munchies.

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Cheese-flavoured nacho chips

Cheese-flavoured nacho chips

100 calories = 7 chips. 

This has 5 g fat and 140 mg sodium.

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White-cheese flavoured popcorn

White-cheese flavoured popcorn

100 calories = 35 pieces (just under one cup).

This has 1.3 g fat and 150 mg sodium.

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Kettle-cooked potato chips

Kettle-cooked potato chips

100 calories = 11 chips.

This has 6 g fat and 80 mg sodium.

Of these five snacks, this one has the highest fat and the lowest sodium.

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Barbecue corn chips

Barbecue corn chips

100 calories = 18 chips.

This has 1 g fat and 180 mg sodium.

Of these five snacks, this one has the lowest fat and the highest sodium.

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“Pop” chips (heat- and pressure-cooked potato chips)

100 calories = 19 chips.

This has 3.5 g fat and 160 mg sodium.

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