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... I know popcorn USED to be touted as a good snack before the recent "low carb" craze, but I'm wondering if it's still considered a good alternative for those of us who are trying to lose weight. It's pretty high carb, but quite a few of those carbs are in the form of fiber. ... (6 replies)
... I agree. Those microwave popcorn nutrition labels are a WEALTH of misinformation. ... (6 replies)
... Hello. I agree with pretty much all the responses, it is a really good snack. NOT a refined Carb like cookies,cake,crackers etc....good fiber. I love it. ... (6 replies)

... Just wanted to point out that the microwave popcorn industry has had trouble keeping their nutritional info straight. By example, 5 cups of air popped popcorn in the little machine is 50 calories without any oil at all. ... (6 replies)
... IMO, popcorn is a very good snack. ... (9 replies)
... IMO popcorn is a great snack. Very filling, and good for the fiber content. ... (6 replies)
... Popcorn is a whole grain food, which we can forget at times. It is surely not low-carb, but its not the worst offender in that category, either. Not by a long shot. And the fiber is for real. It makes a safer bet than sugary snacks or chips, which are higher in carbs per serving (popcorn is, after all, largely air), and of higher glycemic index, too. sean (6 replies)
Jan 31, 2004
... I think popcorn is a pretty good snack, even on a lower carb diet. The fiber count is pretty high, so it's going to get absorbed slowly. ... (3 replies)
Jan 16, 2004
... popped popcorn has 4.65 grams of carbs per one cup. So... ... (3 replies)
Nov 27, 2005
... It's a good snack if air popped and easy on the salt. Not so good if microwaved in rancid or hydrogenated trans fats. ... (11 replies)
... If it's popped in corn, soy or canola oil that is NOT hydrogenated, it's a good snack...beware the sodium OD though. ... (14 replies)
Nov 27, 2005
... but about the popcorn.... I think it's a good snack. It would be better if you popped your own tho. Like with a hot air popper. ... (11 replies)
... more than that in a serving of pineapple. carbs are really important and imho nothing to be phobic about. if you have a tendency to really overdo it, then it's a good idea to watch it, especially with refined "empty" carbs like white pasta, white bread, white rice, etc. ... (6 replies)
... I think pretzels are still a good snack and, like others have said, salt is not going to kill you. ... (9 replies)
... My new favorite are veggie chips! My grocery store sells these great dried vegetables in the bulk foods area that are very low in calories and a good alternative to eating actual chips. I am hooked! ... (9 replies)
Nov 27, 2005
... How is popcorn for a snack? ... (11 replies)
... famous popcorn quy can't spell his last name anyway would these be a good snack durning the day since there is only 40 calories and no fat for one. I work overnights and at my first break I like to have something to snack on. ... (54 replies)
Apr 17, 2005
... I am just amazed that something that tastes so good would be so little. I looked at the ingredients and it said oil, salt, and corn. Well, pretty much. ... (15 replies)
... e total number of calories you eat and burn for the entire day. Look at how many calories you've had before your night time snack, then you'll know what you can snack on to mantain a healthy weight. ... (14 replies)
... If you are in a munchy mood and want a good serving size, try 100 calorie packs of popcorn! They are much LESS buttery than the regular kinds and you still get a lot of popcorn for only 100 calories. ... (2 replies)

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