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Potato chips ranked worst snack for health

June 25, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A new research out of Harvard revealed that potato chips rank as the worst snack food for your health.

The study found that chips are worse than soda, candy and even ice cream.

Part of the reason is because people generally eat more than one.

Researchers said eating potato chips led to an almost 2-pound weight gain over four years.

Soda added a pound over four years. Sweets and desserts added less than half a pound to participants' waistlines.