Not many people realise that an average portion of Fish & Chips is lower in calories than the majority of other fast food takeaways. Fish & Chips are one of the healthiest forms of takeaway food with on average, a third fewer calories and over forty per cent less fat than dishes such as burgers, chicken korma or cheese and tomato pizza. (Source: Seafish).
An average serving of chips contains more than double the amount of fibre found in an average serving of brown rice or bowl of porridge.
An average portion of battered cod & chips has fewer calories, at least half the saturated fat and just a tenth of the salt of a cheese and tomato pizza.
You can get a third of your daily vitamin C from a portion of chips.
Thick chips absorb less oil than thin ones, so chunky chips are healthier.
Fish & Chips is amongst the least processed takeaway food available.
Fish and chips are a valuable source of protein, fibre, iron and vitamins, providing a third of the recommended daily allowance of vitamins for men and nearly half for women.