So-called ‘healthy’ crisp alternatives can be twice as calorific and salty than British classics, analysis shows.
MailOnline looked at the nutritional content of crisps billed as healthy alternatives — with marketing slogans like ‘popped not fried’, ‘high in protein’ and ‘better for you’.
Among the worst offenders was Popworks Sweet and Salty Popped Crisps, which claim to be ‘light on the lips’ but actually have 50 per cent more calories than Quavers, a popular choice among slimmers.
EMILY Rainbow Roots Veg Crisps also has twice as many calories than Skips, another go-to for dieters, and a tenth more than classics such as Walkers Ready Salted.
And Eat Real Humus Sour Cream and Chive Chips, which claims to be a ‘healthier alternative to standard snack and confectionery items’, were the…
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