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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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  • Cook healthy

    Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.

  • Eat right

    Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.

  • Shop smart

    To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.


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