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By Camryn Byer Registered Nutritionist And Wellness Mom Of Two


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My MASA Chips Review
MASA is Redefining Snacking with Their All-Natural Tortilla Chips

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Everyone loves a good chip - they are salty, crunchy, and delicious. The majority of chips on the market are made from GMO ingredients and seed oils. MASA Chips are classic tortilla chips handmade with only three natural ingredients, organic corn, grass fed tallow, and sea salt. As a real food nutritionist, I get excited to see brands like MASA create products that are made from real ingredients. My family and I took our chips on a road trip to the other side of the island and to the beach. These MASA chips are a perfect crunchy nutritious snack for the kiddos and grown ups too! I’m not a chip person (even though I’m snacking on the Cobanero flavor as I write this review) but I love having MASA Chips as a healthy option for our weekly taco salads.


MASA Chips don’t compromise. They use the best ingredients: for example they fry in grass fed beef tallow, not processed vegetable oil. The organic corn is nixtamalized the same way the Aztecs did it thousands of years ago. How cool is that?


Nixtamalization” is an ancient process used over thousands of years by the Aztecs to improve the healthful effects of eating corn. It involves boiling the corn with naturally occurring minerals, which makes the corn more digestible, reduces mycotoxins which commonly affect corn, and makes nutrients like Vitamin B3 more bioavailable. The result is a healthier, tastier food that maximizes the nutrient potential of one of the world’s oldest crops.

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What Makes Grass Fed Tallow So Good?

In addition to being absolutely delicious and the most sustainable way to fry, tallow is very good for you! Grass is very nutrient dense, but we're not well built to digest it ourselves. Fortunately for us, cows are. Healthy cows, eating their natural food (grass) will store huge amounts of nutrients, making grass-fed tallow an incredible source of vitamins and minerals.

Grass-fed Tallow is:


1. An excellent source of true vitamin A (retinol), which is essential for good skin health

2. A source of other important fat soluble vitamins D, E, and K2

3. A source of choline, palmitoleic acid and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which have functions for nervous system health, anti-inflammation and anti-bacterial immune function

So Why Are Seed Oils Bad?
You may have noticed more people talking about seed oils. Leading nutritionists tell us that they are at the root of much of modern inflammation and disease. Seed oils cause inflammation and disease because they are mostly composed of Poly-Unsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs). PUFAs react very easily with oxygen at any temperature. In the body, this means that they deplete your antioxidants (for example Vitamin E). As a result, you feel sluggish and negative after you consume them. In the longer term, seed oils/PUFAs become stubborn fat that you just can't lose, because the body can't use them for anything positive. As a result, seed oil heavy diets can lead to excess weight accumulation, which makes it hard to feel and look your best.

The Only “Negative” Part of This MASA Chip Review
I always promise you and the rest of our community honestly when it comes to writing reviews. 
These are great chips that are deeply rooted in tradition, health, and wellness. I love that - but I’m not a fan of the price. It’s about $30 for two 5 ounce bags. I do understand that the cost is higher because the ingredients are amazing and clean. If you are like me and only eat tortilla chips on certain occasions – go for it.

If you eat them on the regular, you might want to save 20% with my MASA Chips discount CAMRYNBYER. 

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