Ah, a bowl of potato chips. The forbidden fruit of the vegetable world. A staple food of Homer Simpson. Refuge of the socially awkward at parties. Salty, oily, and compulsively eatable -- is there anything not dangerously awful about this beloved snack?
Actually, yes! In a wasteland of processed junk foods, potato chips stand out as a heroic option, usually featuring only three ingredients: potatoes, vegetable oil, and salt. Read on for why that’s worth keeping in mind when the munchies strike.