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Lab # 1 – Questions Jeff Stinson 1. Looking at the class results, can you make any generalizations? For example, do potato chips have more or less fat than tortilla chips? Looking at the other results from our classmates on the data sheet, it can be determined that the baked and tortilla chips have a significantly smaller amount of fat. Our Lay’s Regular had nearly 27g of fat while COMBINED, tortilla and baked had 10g less. 2. If your class analyzed “low-fat” products, do the results support this claim? If not, suggest a reasonable explanation. Yes. As stated above, the baked had significantly less fat than the regular chips. (appx. 27g compared to appx. 4g). 3. Potatoes are naturally low in fat, so where does the fat in potato chips come
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Unformatted text preview: from? How are low-fat chips different? The fat generally comes from the oils used. Low-fat chips tend to use lighter oils and baked chips are made differently, eliminating a significant amount of fat in the process. 4. A snack pack of potato chips or other kinds of chips holds 1 ounce (28 grams) of chips. Based on your data, how much fat is present in a snack pack? In such a bag of chips, there are about 15 grams of carbohydrate and about 1 gram of protein. Given that carbs and protein provide about 4 Calories of energy per gram and fas provide about 9 Claories per gram, what is the total energy equivalent (in Calories) of a 1-ounce bag of chips? What percent of the Calories are from the fat? Show Calcs....
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