Popcorn calories and nutrition analyse

Popcorn: calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in popcorn?

100g of popcorn has about 387 calories (kcal).

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 of popcorn (4 g) 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.

Calories in popcorn came from protein in 13%, from carbs in 77% and from fat in 10%.

See also: Vitamins and health benefits of popcorn.

Popcorn - calories and nutrition per 100g

Calories 387 kcal
Carbs 77.78 gram
Protein 12.94 gram
Fat 4.54 gram

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How many calories in handfull, glass of popcorn?

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

  • Handfull of popcorn (4g)15 kcal
  • Glass full of popcorn (9g)35 kcal
  • 10g of popcorn39 kcal
  • 20g of popcorn77 kcal
  • 50g of popcorn194 kcal
  • 100g of popcorn387 kcal
  • 200g of popcorn774 kcal
  • 500g of popcorn1935 kcal

How much 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.

How much 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.

How much 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.

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, potato chips, fries or nachos.

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?

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handful of popcorn (4 g) has:

15kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 2 min. Bike
Horse ride 3 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 1 min. Tennis
Run 2 min. Run
Swim 2 min. Swim
Marcin Piotrowicz
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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