Stacking Up Tortilla & Tortilla Chip Health Benefits
Tortillas have become a much healthier alternative to sliced bread. Two slices of white sandwich bread has significantly more calories, running around 98 calories higher than one flour tortilla making wraps a delicious and healthier choice.
Flour Tortillas are a great source of fiber and Vitamin B1. Whole wheat tortillas can be found on most grocery store shelves which provide an even better source of fiber and thiamin which helps the body regulate metabolism.
Corn tortillas and tortilla chips play a role in good health for your brain, heart, and muscles due to their magnesium content also lending a great source of fiber.
Tortillas are a staple in many countries but are growing more and more popular in the gourmet food industry across the entire globe. They are a hit at the breakfast, lunch, and the dinner table as well as a healthy a suitable snack during the day and make great meals, appetizers, and desserts.
Trends show the growth of the tortilla and tortilla chip industry growing from US$12.3 billion in 2023 to US$23.5 by 2033 nearly doubling the market.
The growing popularity of tortillas and tortilla chips are owed to a better awareness of the nutritional benefits and a rise in global health-consciousness, not to mention how delicious they are and the endless way to incorporate them into amazing culinary masterpieces.