Is Popcorn a Healthy Snack for My Kids?

Topics: Grains, Snacks
Is Popcorn a Healthy Snack for My Kids? Yes, if it’s not loaded with butter, salt or high calorie add-ons. Try air-popped popcorn, for example. Three cups of air-popped popcorn has 93 calories, 3.5 grams of fiber and only 1 gram of fat. In addition, popcorn is a whole grain which has been shown to help reduce cardiovascular disease, lower body weight and reduce incidence of diabetes.
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