Popcorn health

Is Popcorn a Healthy Snack?

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by Debi and Grant

As a whole grain food, popcorn is a wonderful healthy snack. No fat. No sugar. No sodium. Trouble begins when we start adding flavors. If you’re fighting weight gain or Diabetes, there are alternative ways to add flavor and still keep the healthy benefits of popcorn intact.




Watch those popcorn calories, they quickly add up

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When watching your weight, popcorn can be a magical snack. As a whole-grain food, it’s a great source of fiber and can curb your hunger between meals. On the flipside, popcorn can be one of your worst enemies. Popcorn calories add up quickly. Like so: Hot air popcorn calories Calories in a cup of popcorn […]




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Eating popcorn increases whole grains and fiber levels

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According to a report in the May 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association, people who eat popcorn have approximately 250% higher daily intake of whole grains and 22% higher daily intake of fiber than those who don’t eat popcorn.  This study is great news for those of us who love to eat popcorn. The report promotes […]




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