Popcorn: Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Popcorn: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

Also known as (other names): Popping corn

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How many calories in popcorn?

Popcorn - calories, kcal

100g of popcorn has about 387 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | handful | glass | cup | half cup

Case in point, handful of popcorn (4 g) has about 15 calories.

It is about 1% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from handful popcorn is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 0.5 cube of sugar

To burn this calories you have to bike at least 2 minutes, swim for about 2 minutes or run for 2 minutes.

Popcorn: calories and nutrition per 100g (and per ounce)

Calories387kcal/100g(110 kcal/oz)
Carbs77.8g/100g(22.1 g/oz)
Protein12.9g/100g(3.7 g/oz)
Fat4.5g/100g(1.3 g/oz)

Check compares of popcorn with other products from snacks category:

How many calories in handful, glass, cup or half cup of popcorn?

As I wrote before 100g has 387 calories. It is also easy to count how many calories will be in ie. handful, glass, cup or half cup of popcorn.

  • Handful of popcorn (4g)15 kcal
  • Glass full of popcorn (9g)35 kcal
  • Cup of popcorn (8g)31 kcal
  • Half cup of popcorn (4g)15 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of popcorn110 kcal
  • 10g of popcorn39 kcal
  • 20g of popcorn77 kcal
  • 50g of popcorn194 kcal
  • 100g of popcorn387 kcal

Protein in popcorn

Popcorn has 12.94 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of handful of popcorn (4 g) you can see that you will get about 0.5 g of protein.

Carbs in popcorn

Popcorn has 77.78 g carbohydrates per 100g.
In the same way as for protein we can calculate that handful of popcorn (4 g) has about 3.1 g of carbs.

Fat in popcorn

Popcorn has 4.54 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that handful of popcorn (4 g) has about 0.2 g of fat.

Popcorn - caloies, wieght

handful of popcorn (4 g) has:

15kcalFor burning these calories you have to:
Bike2 min.Bike
Horse ride3 min.Horse ride
Play tennis1 min.Tennis
Run2 min.Run
Swim2 min.Swim
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popcorn - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium A196 IU
  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.104 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.083 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)2.308 mg
  • Vitaminium B60.157 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.031 mcg
  • Vitaminium E0.29 mg
  • Vitaminium K0.001 mg

Energy content of popcorn

  • 77% CARBS
  • 13% PROTEIN
  • 10% FAT

popcorn - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium329 mg
  • Phosphorus1.2 mg
  • Magnessium144 mg
  • Calcium7 mg
  • Sodium8 mg
  • Iron3.19 mg
  • Zink1.2 mg

Does popcorn make you fat and how it affect your weight?

Count of calories in popcorn is one of the highest from all products in snacks category. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific snacks, popcorn seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other snacks.

It is really much as for snacks. Similar energy amount have only such products as Lays chips, saltine crackers or movie/theater popcorn.

You should consider that not only calories are important when you are on a diet. If popcorn contains nutrition you need than maybe you should add it to your daily menu anyway?

Interesting charts - compare popcorn with other snacks

When you look at charts below you will see how popcorn looks like in comparsion to other products from its category. When you click on selected product you will se detailed comparsion.

Rice Krispie Treat (0.4) more...Churros (0.8) more...Animal crackers (1.1) more...Cheetos corn snacks (1.4) more...Goldfish crackers (2.3) more...Tater tots, Potato tots (2.3) more...Onion rings (2.7) more...Oyster cracker (2.8) more...Popcorn cake (2.9) more...Breadsticks (3) more...Nachos (3.2) more...Veggie straws (3.6) more...Fries (French fries) (3.8) more...Corn chips (4) more...Saltine crackers (4) more...Rice chips (4.2) more...Potato chips (4.8) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (5.4) more...Shrimp chips (5.6) more...Chex Mix (5.8) more...Trail mix (6.3) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (6.9) more...Club Crackers (7.1) more...Microwave popcorn (10.1) more...Air popped popcorn (14.4) more...Popcorn (14.5) more...
Fiber in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Rice chips (2.8) more...Popcorn cake (3.1) more...Rice Krispie Treat (4.19) more...Air popped popcorn (4.52) more...Popcorn (4.54) more...Rice crackers (5) more...Oyster cracker (8.64) more...Breadsticks (9.5) more...Chex Mix (10) more...Animal crackers (13.8) more...Fries (French fries) (14.73) more...Tater tots, Potato tots (15.46) more...Shrimp chips (17.86) more...Saltine crackers (20) more...Club Crackers (21.43) more...Nachos (21.5) more...Goldfish crackers (22.74) more...Veggie straws (25) more...Onion rings (25.23) more...Trail mix (26.8) more...Churros (30.58) more...Microwave popcorn (31.07) more...Lays chips (32) more...Corn chips (33.1) more...Potato chips (34.6) more...Pork rinds (35.71) more...Cheetos corn snacks (36.01) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (48.7) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (58.78) more...
Fat in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Tater tots, Potato tots (0.47) more...Nachos (0.75) more...Onion rings (0.78) more...Fries (French fries) (0.81) more...Corn chips (1.19) more...Churros (1.38) more...Rice chips (1.49) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (1.56) more...Potato chips (1.63) more...Lays chips (1.7) more...Popcorn cake (1.87) more...Shrimp chips (1.91) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (1.96) more...Microwave popcorn (2) more...Trail mix (2.17) more...Cheetos corn snacks (2.53) more...Animal crackers (2.75) more...Air popped popcorn (3.18) more...Popcorn (3.19) more...Saltine crackers (4.2) more...Breadsticks (4.28) more...Chex Mix (4.4) more...Goldfish crackers (4.88) more...Oyster cracker (5.57) more...Rice Krispie Treat (6) more...
Iron in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Churros (7) more...Tater tots, Potato tots (16) more...Cheetos corn snacks (17) more...Animal crackers (18) more...Onion rings (19) more...Rice Krispie Treat (21) more...Oyster cracker (23) more...Goldfish crackers (25) more...Breadsticks (32) more...Fries (French fries) (35) more...Saltine crackers (37) more...Nachos (42) more...Lays chips (43) more...Chex Mix (51) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (59) more...Potato chips (67) more...Corn chips (71) more...Shrimp chips (72) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (74) more...Microwave popcorn (105) more...Trail mix (111) more...Rice chips (131) more...Air popped popcorn (143) more...Popcorn (144) more...Rice crackers (156) more...Popcorn cake (159) more...
Magnesium in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Animal crackers (100) more...Breadsticks (124) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (124) more...Potato chips (1275) more...Corn chips (143) more...Oyster cracker (152) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (155) more...Goldfish crackers (156) more...Onion rings (167) more...Cheetos corn snacks (182) more...Shrimp chips (193) more...Chex Mix (209) more...Tater tots, Potato tots (243) more...Rice crackers (243) more...Saltine crackers (245) more...Rice chips (290) more...Popcorn cake (327) more...Air popped popcorn (328) more...Popcorn (329) more...Churros (33) more...Nachos (362) more...Microwave popcorn (431) more...Rice Krispie Treat (51) more...Trail mix (524) more...Fries (French fries) (579) more...Lays chips (801) more...
Potassium in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Tater tots, Potato tots (1.9) more...Churros (3.02) more...Fries (French fries) (3.43) more...Veggie straws (3.57) more...Onion rings (3.86) more...Rice Krispie Treat (4.3) more...Nachos (4.32) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (4.96) more...Cheetos corn snacks (5.85) more...Lays chips (6) more...Corn chips (6.12) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (6.18) more...Animal crackers (6.9) more...Potato chips (7) more...Shrimp chips (7.14) more...Club Crackers (7.14) more...Rice chips (8.2) more...Saltine crackers (8.4) more...Microwave popcorn (8.69) more...Chex Mix (8.83) more...Oyster cracker (9.46) more...Popcorn cake (9.7) more...Rice crackers (10) more...Trail mix (10.84) more...Goldfish crackers (10.93) more...Breadsticks (12) more...Air popped popcorn (12.89) more...Popcorn (12.94) more...Pork rinds (57.14) more...
Protein in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Potato chips (8) more...Popcorn (8) more...Trail mix (130) more...Churros (160) more...Air popped popcorn (162) more...Fries (French fries) (210) more...Rice crackers (233) more...Popcorn cake (288) more...Nachos (313) more...Rice chips (326) more...Animal crackers (335) more...Tater tots, Potato tots (421) more...Rice Krispie Treat (567) more...Shrimp chips (571) more...Lays chips (690) more...Chex Mix (696) more...Breadsticks (713) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (757) more...Microwave popcorn (763) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (763) more...Onion rings (776) more...Corn chips (818) more...Oyster cracker (941) more...Cheetos corn snacks (942) more...Goldfish crackers (973) more...Club Crackers (1071) more...Saltine crackers (1074) more...Veggie straws (1107) more...Pork rinds (2857) more...
Sodium in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Potato chips (0.22) more...Corn chips (0.27) more...Tater tots, Potato tots (0.28) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (0.29) more...Fries (French fries) (0.3) more...Microwave popcorn (0.3) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (0.37) more...Rice chips (0.6) more...Popcorn cake (0.72) more...Air popped popcorn (0.87) more...Popcorn (0.87) more...Breadsticks (1.26) more...Oyster cracker (1.29) more...Nachos (2.17) more...Cheetos corn snacks (3.19) more...Veggie straws (3.57) more...Goldfish crackers (4.53) more...Onion rings (5.43) more...Club Crackers (7.14) more...Chex Mix (7.35) more...Shrimp chips (21.43) more...Animal crackers (23.3) more...Churros (27.25) more...Rice Krispie Treat (29.6) more...Trail mix (34.99) more...
Sugar in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Microwave popcorn (0.042) more...Corn chips (0.047) more...Rice chips (0.061) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (0.071) more...Popcorn cake (0.075) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (0.089) more...Popcorn (0.104) more...Air popped popcorn (0.104) more...Onion rings (0.11) more...Nachos (0.123) more...Trail mix (0.126) more...Cheetos corn snacks (0.16) more...Lays chips (0.163) more...Potato chips (0.167) more...Fries (French fries) (0.17) more...Tater tots, Potato tots (0.172) more...Churros (0.176) more...Shrimp chips (0.264) more...Animal crackers (0.35) more...Chex Mix (0.356) more...Rice crackers (0.436) more...Goldfish crackers (0.562) more...Breadsticks (0.589) more...Oyster cracker (0.702) more...Rice Krispie Treat (1.25) more...
Vitamin B1 in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Fries (French fries) (0.039) more...Microwave popcorn (0.06) more...Tater tots, Potato tots (0.06) more...Onion rings (0.063) more...Corn chips (0.077) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (0.077) more...Popcorn (0.083) more...Air popped popcorn (0.083) more...Shrimp chips (0.091) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (0.096) more...Rice crackers (0.101) more...Nachos (0.133) more...Churros (0.135) more...Lays chips (0.146) more...Cheetos corn snacks (0.159) more...Rice chips (0.165) more...Popcorn cake (0.178) more...Trail mix (0.19) more...Potato chips (0.197) more...Chex Mix (0.316) more...Animal crackers (0.326) more...Goldfish crackers (0.338) more...Oyster cracker (0.487) more...Breadsticks (0.553) more...Rice Krispie Treat (1.41) more...
Vitamin B2 in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Nachos (0.63) more...Onion rings (0.673) more...Corn chips (0.835) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (0.845) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (1.064) more...Microwave popcorn (1.522) more...Churros (1.539) more...Tater tots, Potato tots (1.786) more...Lays chips (2.04) more...Air popped popcorn (2.299) more...Popcorn (2.308) more...Shrimp chips (2.631) more...Fries (French fries) (3.004) more...Animal crackers (3.47) more...Potato chips (3.827) more...Trail mix (4.081) more...Cheetos corn snacks (4.706) more...Chex Mix (5.037) more...Breadsticks (5.281) more...Rice crackers (5.537) more...Popcorn cake (6.006) more...Goldfish crackers (6.113) more...Oyster cracker (6.442) more...Rice chips (7.806) more...Rice Krispie Treat (16.7) more...
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Churros (0.012) more...Animal crackers (0.022) more...Breadsticks (0.073) more...Cheetos corn snacks (0.079) more...Oyster cracker (0.086) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (0.115) more...Onion rings (0.133) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (0.144) more...Rice chips (0.15) more...Air popped popcorn (0.156) more...Popcorn (0.157) more...Corn chips (0.166) more...Goldfish crackers (0.17) more...Popcorn cake (0.181) more...Tater tots, Potato tots (0.191) more...Chex Mix (0.192) more...Nachos (0.215) more...Shrimp chips (0.216) more...Trail mix (0.263) more...Microwave popcorn (0.295) more...Fries (French fries) (0.372) more...Rice crackers (0.554) more...Potato chips (0.66) more...Lays chips (0.81) more...Rice Krispie Treat (1.66) more...
Vitamin B6 in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Corn chips (0.008) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (0.009) more...Nachos (0.01) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (0.012) more...Microwave popcorn (0.015) more...Tater tots, Potato tots (0.016) more...Popcorn cake (0.018) more...Rice chips (0.021) more...Rice crackers (0.022) more...Shrimp chips (0.023) more...Fries (French fries) (0.03) more...Popcorn (0.031) more...Air popped popcorn (0.031) more...Onion rings (0.042) more...Potato chips (0.045) more...Trail mix (0.051) more...Churros (0.055) more...Cheetos corn snacks (0.089) more...Chex Mix (0.135) more...Animal crackers (0.165) more...Oyster cracker (0.216) more...Goldfish crackers (0.241) more...Breadsticks (0.255) more...Rice Krispie Treat (0.563) more...
Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Animal crackers (0.12) more...Air popped popcorn (0.29) more...Popcorn cake (0.29) more...Popcorn (0.29) more...Rice Krispie Treat (0.36) more...Tater tots, Potato tots (0.92) more...Chex Mix (0.98) more...Breadsticks (1.01) more...Oyster cracker (1.15) more...Rice crackers (1.26) more...Fries (French fries) (1.67) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (1.69) more...Churros (1.79) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (1.91) more...Goldfish crackers (2.19) more...Microwave popcorn (2.87) more...Shrimp chips (3.28) more...Nachos (4.08) more...Cheetos corn snacks (4.18) more...Onion rings (4.92) more...Trail mix (5.5) more...Rice chips (6.54) more...Corn chips (7.17) more...Saltine crackers (8.1) more...Lays chips (8.28) more...Potato chips (9.11) more...
Vitamin E in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Cheetos corn snacks (0.001) more...Popcorn cake (0.001) more...Popcorn (0.001) more...Rice Krispie Treat (0.001) more...Air popped popcorn (0.001) more...Rice crackers (0.002) more...Breadsticks (0.002) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (0.003) more...Microwave popcorn (0.004) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (0.004) more...Corn chips (0.006) more...Animal crackers (0.006) more...Rice chips (0.007) more...Trail mix (0.008) more...Goldfish crackers (0.009) more...Fries (French fries) (0.011) more...Tater tots, Potato tots (0.011) more...Shrimp chips (0.013) more...Churros (0.015) more...Chex Mix (0.015) more...Nachos (0.019) more...Potato chips (0.022) more...Oyster cracker (0.025) more...Onion rings (0.056) more...
Vitamin K in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Rice crackers (0.11) more...Microwave popcorn (1.04) more...Corn chips (1.06) more...Lays chips (1.2) more...Cheetos corn snacks (1.57) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (1.6) more...Potato chips (1.9) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (1.95) more...Chex Mix (2.98) more...Air popped popcorn (3.31) more...Popcorn (3.32) more...Rice Krispie Treat (3.5) more...Goldfish crackers (3.55) more...Animal crackers (3.9) more...Popcorn cake (5) more...Oyster cracker (5.05) more...Rice chips (5.8) more...Breadsticks (6.1) more...Trail mix (8.79) more...Shrimp chips (13.6) more...Churros (15.99) more...Onion rings (24.52) more...Nachos (37.4) more...Fries (French fries) (38.55) more...Tater tots, Potato tots (56.52) more...
Water in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Tater tots, Potato tots (24.4) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (31.65) more...Nachos (34.91) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (39.87) more...Fries (French fries) (41.44) more...Onion rings (43.58) more...Churros (49.8) more...Trail mix (51.08) more...Lays chips (52) more...Potato chips (52.9) more...Cheetos corn snacks (53.53) more...Microwave popcorn (55.99) more...Corn chips (56.45) more...Shrimp chips (59.09) more...Goldfish crackers (59.42) more...Veggie straws (60.71) more...Club Crackers (64.29) more...Saltine crackers (67) more...Breadsticks (68.4) more...Oyster cracker (74.05) more...Animal crackers (74.1) more...Chex Mix (75.69) more...Air popped popcorn (77.47) more...Popcorn (77.78) more...Popcorn cake (80.1) more...Rice chips (81.5) more...Rice crackers (82.64) more...Rice Krispie Treat (85.59) more...
Carbohydrates in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Tater tots, Potato tots (236) more...Fries (French fries) (312) more...Nachos (343) more...Popcorn cake (384) more...Rice chips (384) more...Air popped popcorn (385) more...Popcorn (387) more...Rice Krispie Treat (395) more...Onion rings (411) more...Breadsticks (412) more...Rice crackers (416) more...Oyster cracker (418) more...Shrimp chips (426) more...Chex Mix (428) more...Animal crackers (446) more...Trail mix (452) more...Veggie straws (464) more...Saltine crackers (477) more...Churros (481) more...Goldfish crackers (489) more...Club Crackers (500) more...Lays chips (530) more...Corn chips (534) more...Potato chips (536) more...Microwave popcorn (538) more...Cheetos corn snacks (560) more...Pork rinds (571) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (603) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (656) more...
Calories in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
Air popped popcorn (7) more...Popcorn (7) more...Churros (7) more...Movie Theater Popcorn with butter (7) more...Movie Theater Popcorn (8) more...Popcorn cake (9) more...Rice Krispie Treat (10) more...Rice chips (11) more...Tater tots, Potato tots (13) more...Fries (French fries) (18) more...Lays chips (18) more...Oyster cracker (19) more...Shrimp chips (20) more...Breadsticks (22) more...Microwave popcorn (23) more...Potato chips (24) more...Saltine crackers (41) more...Animal crackers (43) more...Chex Mix (50) more...Cheetos corn snacks (56) more...Trail mix (59) more...Nachos (63) more...Onion rings (115) more...Goldfish crackers (136) more...Corn chips (137) more...
Calcium in Popcorn Based On Snacks Category
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