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Nutritional Profile of Microwave Popcorn (Plain, Light)

We got 40 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Microwave Popcorn (Plain, Light).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks well (Top 250) for three nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks moderately (Top 500) for nine additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Snacks) shows that it ranks top-of-the-line (Top 10) for three nutrients.

These are

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for four additional nutrients:

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Microwave Popcorn (Plain, Light)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Microwave Popcorn (Plain, Light)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Microwave Popcorn (Plain, Light)

71.5%
9.4%
12.5%
2.8%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Microwave Popcorn (Plain, Light)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Microwave Popcorn (Plain, Light)

1.4%
4.1%
3.6%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Microwave Popcorn (Plain, Light)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Microwave Popcorn (Plain, Light)

In food category: Snacks

Carbohydrates (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
71.5 g
20.3 g
74
269
Fiber, total dietary
14.1 g
4 g
8
111
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
910 mg
258 mg
150
1585
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
4.1 g
1.2 g
143
1122
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
3.6 g
1 g
139
794
Fatty Acids, total saturated
1.4 g
396.9 mg
202
1661
Total Lipid (Fat)
9.4 g
2.7 g
151
808
Saturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Myristic Acid (14:0)
10 mg
2.8 mg
132
1140
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
925 mg
262.2 mg
169
1367
Stearic Acid (18:0)
472 mg
133.8 mg
142
1220
Monounsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
4 g
1.1 g
140
1084
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
38 mg
10.8 mg
66
945
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
3.3 g
932.7 mg
134
749
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
245 mg
69.5 mg
88
711
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
12.5 g
3.5 g
34
540
Water-soluble Vitamins (7)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
17 µg
4.8 µg
109
438
Folate, food
17 µg
4.8 µg
60
272
Folate, total
17 µg
4.8 µg
95
374
Niacin
2.1 mg
584 µg
159
1259
Riboflavin
109 µg
30.9 µg
143
702
Thiamin
348 µg
98.7 µg
77
536
Vitamin B6
169 µg
47.9 µg
118
812
Fat-soluble Vitamins (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Carotene
70 µg
19.8 µg
2
395
alpha-Tocopherol
500 µg
141.7 µg
164
593
beta-Carotene
107 µg
30.3 µg
14
1059
Lutein + Zeaxanthin
1.8 mg
496.1 µg
5
230
Phylloquinone
1.5 µg
0.4 µg
115
910
Vitamin A, RAE
12 µg
3.4 µg
48
701
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
11 mg
3.1 mg
131
540
Copper, Cu
541 µg
153.4 µg
19
351
Iron, Fe
2.3 mg
640.7 µg
117
695
Magnesium, Mg
150 mg
42.5 mg
18
172
Phosphorus, P
262 mg
74.3 mg
60
402
Potassium, K
239 mg
67.8 mg
121
659
Selenium, Se
8.5 µg
2.4 µg
91
608
Sodium, Na
894 mg
253.4 mg
34
267
Zinc, Zn
3.8 mg
1.1 mg
17
533
Other Micronutrients (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Choline
16.4 mg
4.6 mg
112
992
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
2.8 g
788.1 mg
137
2556
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
421 kcal
119.4 kcal
100
267
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of microwave popcorn (plain, light) with 40 nutrient values.

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Common Serving Sizes Of Microwave Popcorn (Plain, Light)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Kernel0.2 g0.01 oz
1 Cup, Popped8.0 g0.3 oz
1 100 Calorie Package30.0 g1.1 oz
1 Snack/mini Microwave Bag43.0 g1.5 oz
1 Regular Microwave Bag85.0 g3.0 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of microwave popcorn (plain, light)

58 Similar Snacks

Explore the nutrient content of similar snacks below by clicking on their names.

Similar Snacks 1 - 50

Click on a food to explore all of the nutrients it contains.

PopcornNo of
Nutrients
(94% Fat Free)
91
(Butter Flavored, Light)
40
(Butter Flavored)
48
(Cheese Flavored)
48
(Kettle Corn, Light)
40
(Kettle Corn)
41
(Low Fat & Sodium)
43
43
(Low Sodium)
41
(Not Further Specified)
48
(Oil-Popped, Regular Flavor, No Trans Fat)
74
(Other Flavored)
48
48
(Regular, Butter, Flavor, Made With Palm Oil)
99
41
(Air-Popped, Buttered)
50
(Air-Popped, No Butter Or No Oil Added)
39
(Air-Popped, Unsalted)
54
(Air-Popped)
69
(Cheese-Flavor)
72
(Chocolate Coated)
48
(Flavored)
49
(Home-Prepared, Oil-Popped, Unsalted)
44
(Movie Theater, Unbuttered)
46
(Not Further Specified)
48
(Oil-Popped, White Popcorn, Salt Added)
57
(Plain, Ready-To-Eat Packaged, Light)
40
(Plain, Ready-To-Eat Packaged)
40
(Popped In Oil, Buttered)
48
(Popped In Oil, Lowfat, Reduced Sodium)
43
(Popped In Oil, Lowfat)
40
(Popped In Oil, Unbuttered)
41
(Popped In Oil, Unbuttered)
41
(Popped In Oil, Unsalted)
41
(Ready-To-Eat Packaged, Butter Flavored, Light)
40
(Ready-To-Eat Packaged, Butter Flavored)
40
(Ready-To-Eat Packaged, Cheese Flavored, Light)
40
(Ready-To-Eat Packaged, Cheese Flavored)
49
(Ready-To-Eat Packaged, Kettle Corn, Light)
41
(Ready-To-Eat Packaged, Low Sodium)
40
(Ready-To-Eat Packaged, Not Further Specified)
40
(Ready-To-Eat Packaged, Other Flavored)
49
(Ready-To-Eat Packaged, Unsalted)
40
(Ready-To-Eat-Packaged, Kettle Corn)
41
(Regular, Microwave, Butter, Flavor, Made With Partially Hydrogenated Oil)
100
(Sugar Syrup Or Caramel-Coated, Fat Free)
40
(Sugar Syrup Or Caramel-Coated, With Nuts)
40
(Sugar Syrup Or Caramel-Coated)
45
(Sugar Syrup/Caramel, Fat-Free)
43
(With Added Butter Or Margarine, Popped In Oil)
51
Figure 5. Similar snacks 1 to 50.

Similar Snacks 51 - 58

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PopcornNo of
Nutrients
(With Added Butter, Movie Theater)
48
(With Peanuts, Caramel-Coated)
63
(Without Peanuts, Caramel-Coated)
68
Popcorn CakeNo of
Nutrients
39
Popcorn CakesNo of
Nutrients
62
Popcorn ChipsNo of
Nutrients
(Other Flavors)
42
42
(Sweet Flavors)
42
Figure 6. Similar snacks 51 to 58.

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