SERVING SIZE: 1/4 CUP (35 G.)
Popcorn is a whole grain and is made up of three components: the germ, endosperm, and pericarp (or hull). Being a whole grain, it's a good-for-you food. Popcorn provides energy-producing complex carbohydrates Popcorn contains fiber, providing roughage the body needs in the daily diet. Popcorn is naturally low in fat and calories. Popcorn has no artificial additives or preservatives, and is sugar-free. 3 cups of popcorn equal one serving from the grain group. Milled grains have the bran, germ, endosperm, dietary fiber and many B vitamins removed. What is left is carb calories and nothing much else unless it is added back in.
|Per 1 cup Packaged||Per 1 cup Air Popped|
|Calories from fat||10||0|
|% Daily Value**||% Daily Value**|
|Total Fat 1 g.||2%||1%|
|Saturated Fat 0 g.||0%||0%|
|Cholesterol 0 mg.||0%||0%|
|Sodium 0 mg.||0%||0%|
|Total Carb. 20 g.||7%||2%|
|Dietary fiber g.||19%||5%|
|Sugars 0 g.|
|Protein 3 g.|
Not a significant source of vitamin C and calcium.
**Percent Daily Values based on a 2000 cal. diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.