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    Of course

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    Absolutely. The only thing I'd suggest is make your own chips. (just deep fry some cut up corn tortillas*) Not necessarily more healthy but certainly more delicious!

    * a quick google turned up this recipe for baked corn tortilla chips. Not sure how good it is (the reviews claim quite good), but baked homemade chips would turn nachos into a relatively healthy meal. https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/20...ortilla-chips/

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    Of the three macronutrients--carbohydrates, fats, proteins--only fat has no effect on blood sugar or insulin. It is completely neutral. Fat is not the problem, as long as it a naturally-occurring one, and not an industrial seed oil or an artificially hydrogenated oil. Old myths die hard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JaneV2.0 View Post
    Of the three macronutrients--carbohydrates, fats, proteins--only fat has no effect on blood sugar or insulin. It is completely neutral. Fat is not the problem, as long as it a naturally-occurring one, and not an industrial seed oil or an artificially hydrogenated oil. Old myths die hard.
    Thank you for such an important public service announcement. I will now stop feeling guilty about making homemade tortilla chips and fried potatoes as part of my weekend breakfasts!

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    Oh. I actually just had the bad kind for my dinner...it was really good but I'll pay for it later. Chips are hard on my tummy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jp1 View Post
    Thank you for such an important public service announcement. I will now stop feeling guilty about making homemade tortilla chips and fried potatoes as part of my weekend breakfasts!
    Depends on the oil used for frying -- and the tortilla dough and potatoes most definitely have an effect on blood glucose, particularly the "white" versions of both.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveinMN View Post
    Depends on the oil used for frying -- and the tortilla dough and potatoes most definitely have an effect on blood glucose, particularly the "white" versions of both.
    I wasn't going to mention that--why harsh the buzz? And then there's acrylamide...
    Avocado oil, coconut oil, and lard are all good for frying.

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    Of course but not very long, it's so boring!

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