It's OK to eat Tostitos as they are corn chips and are healthy for you in moderation.
Although the Tostitos contain fat and sodium which in excess can be unhealthy.
But Tostitos are considered healthier than other chips.
The Tostitos chips are baked chips and not fried.
Tostitos chips are a corn chip although they can also contain some flour.
Tostitos also has a flour Tortilla Chip as well.
Tostitos chips comes in 17 different flavors.
Some of the flavors and types of Tostitos chips include.
TOSTITOS® SCOOPS! ®
TOSTITOS® Original Restaurant Style.
TOSTITOS® Bite Size.
TOSTITOS® Lightly Salted.
TOSTITOS® Multigrain SCOOPS! ®
TOSTITOS® Crispy Rounds.
TOSTITOS® Cantina Thin & Crispy.
The reason they are called Tostitos is because the name indicates a bowl of salsa and people.
In the center of the word Tostitos, the two lower case "T's" are actually people, and between them is the letter "I" upon which rests a bowl of salsa, hence the red dot.
The two people are united by, you guessed it, a Tostitos chip.
The original Tostilocos were created in Tijuana, Mexico.
The word tostilocos is a combination of the name of Tostitos-brand tortilla chips and the Spanish word loco, meaning "crazy". So the name essentially means "crazy chips" or "crazy Tostitos".
The Tostitos logo means chips and a bowl of Salsa.
The two lowercase t's in the Tostitos logo represent people holding a chip, and the dot on top of the letter i serves as their bowl of salsa.
The ingredients that are in Tostitos Chips are
The reason Tostitos are so addictive is because of the sodium and salt and fat content in the Tostitos that is added during the making of the Tostitos chips.
This salt and fat makes you crave them more as your brain and tongue react to crave salt and then you want to eat more and more.
Potato chips and Tortilla Chips are best known for two things: salt and fat.
Studies have shown that eating salt triggers the release of dopamine, a chemical messenger that controls your brain's pleasure center.
Once your brain gets that first reward hit, it starts craving more.
Tortilla Chips are called Totopos in Mexico.
Totopos means Crisp Tortilla in Spanish.
Tortilla Chips are Mexican although they were first mass produced in the USA but they were first made in Mexico and served as a Mexican Cuisine.
Although first mass-produced commercially in the U.S. in Los Angeles in the late 1940s, tortilla chips grew out of Mexican cuisine, where similar items were well known, such as totopos and tostadas.
Though usually made of yellow corn, they can also be made of white, blue, or red corn.
Totopos are made of corn.
Totopos are just freshly made corn tortilla chips.
Totopos is Spanish for Tortilla Chips.
Freshly made corn tortilla chips, called totopos in Spanish, are best for preparing chilaquiles or nachos, and also to dip in guacamole, queso con carne, a great salsa or use in any dish that calls for chips.
Homemade tortilla chips are lighter, crispier and have a fresher more authentic corn taste.
Totopos can contribute as one of the main ingredients to make tasty and flavorful nachos, but they are not exactly nachos.
To be more specific, nachos refer to a Mexican dish that is full of heated totopos, or tortilla chips, and some melted cheese or savory toppings such as salsa, lettuce, and sour cream.
A tortilla chip is a snack food made from corn tortillas, which are cut into triangles and then fried or baked (alternatively they may be discs pressed out of corn masa then fried or baked).
Corn tortillas are made of nixtamalized corn, vegetable oil, salt and water.
Some of the best Tortilla Chips are Corn, Vegetable Oil (Corn, Canola, and/or Sunflower Oil), and Salt.
Tortilla chips are generally manufactured from coarsely ground masa from either fresh masa or dry flour that is sheeted, formed, and cut in preparation for the subsequent steps of baking, equilibrating, frying, and salting/seasoning.
Calidad Tortilla Chips.
On The Border Café Style.
Tostitos Original Restaurant Style.
Santitas Tortilla Triangles.
Garden of Eatin' Yellow Chips.
Herr's Restaurant Style White Corn Tortilla Chips.
365 Everyday Value Organic Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips.
Tostitos Baked Scoops.