Carbohydrates in Microwave Popcorn
Dietary Fiber in Microwave Popcorn
Digestible Net Carbs in Popcorn

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Carbs and Fiber in Microwave Popcorn

Food Item: Microwave Popcorn
Food Quantity: Average per cup
Carbs: 6g
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Net Carbs: 6g

Microwave Popcorn, Diet & Weight Loss

Popcorn (like Microwave Popcorn) is made from corn, a starchy vegetable which is relatively high in net digestible carbs, and therefore not recommended by most low carb diets. Furthermore, most commercial popcorn has extra calories added in the form of refined sugars or fats (hydrogenated fat). With the exception of plain air-popped popcorn, which is lower in calories, popcorn is not an ideal snack for good weight control.

For more details about carbs in popcorn, see below.

Microwave Popcorn, Glycemic Index

Popcorn which is high in sugar has a high/medium glycemic index value, which means it raises blood glucose levels relatively fast. The health effects of high glycemic food - when eaten to excess over time - may include a higher risk of Obesity, Hyperinsulimia, and Insulin Resistance, leading to Diabetes. For more, see Insulin Resistance, Obesity and Carbohydrates

Note: Nutritional values in popcorn can vary, so the carbohydrate details for Microwave Popcorn, above, are intended as a guideline only.


Air Popped - Butter Popcorn - Caramel - Caramel w/Peanuts - Cheese - Light Butter - Microwave
Natural Flavor - Newman's Own - Oil Popped - Orville Popcorn - Popcorn Cakes - Quaker Popcorn Cakes
Sodium Free Popcorn - Weight Watchers Butter Popcorn - Weight Watchers Caramel Popcorn
Weight Watchers Microwave Popcorn - Weight Watchers Popcorn - White Cheddar Popcorn

 



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