INFORMATION SERVING SIZE: 1/4 CUP (35 G.)
is popcorn a whole grain?
Popcorn is a whole grain and is made up of three components: the germ,
endosperm, and pericarp (or hull). Popcorn is a whole grain, making it 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 and
endosperm, and dietary fiber removed and many B vitamins.
Per 1 cup
Per 1 cup Air Popped
Calories from fat
Total Fat 1 g.
Saturated Fat 0 g.
Cholesterol 0 mg.
Sodium 0 mg.
Total Carb. 20 g.
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.
can you cook with popcorn
besides just eating it?
Yes, lots of recipes on our
site and the popcorn board site. You can pop it and grind it in food
processor or use it popped in recipes. We have lots of recipes
on our site and the popcorn board recipes include: