POSTED: May 31, 2016
Teen Vogue - 5 Ways to tell if those veggie chips are actually good for you
With everything from lentil chips to broccoli bites crowding the snack aisle, food manufacturers have caught on to the shocking notion that people are looking for healthier options to pair with their lunch than a bag of Lays. But are these vegetable chips really all that and a bag of Lays. But are these vegetable chips really all that and a bag, of, well, chips? (After all, technically potato chips are vegetable chips ...)
To find out just how healthy these "better" options actually are, we turned to Ashley Koff, RD, a renowned nutrition expert, to get the low-down on whether you can replace your kale salad with a bowl of kale chips. Plus, she shares her pro tips for figuring out in under 30 seconds whether the bag you're eyeing in the snack aisle is as good for you as it claims.
These are the 5 things you need to know about navigating the veggie chip aisle.
5. Know who to trust
While Koff shies away from endorsing specific brands, here are a few (though certainly not all!) popular veggie chip brands that get a gold star by meeting all the criteria on her list: Brad's Raw Chips, Rhythm Superfoods, Boulder Canyon, Beanitos, Go Raw, and Danielle. Nothing sneaky or weird inside these picks so snack away!
This article was originally written for wellandgood.com by Emily Laurence.See Article