Nutritional Facts of Microwave Popcorn Made in A Bowl, Calories in Microwave Popcorn Made in A Bowl

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does 1 cup of Popcorn have?

One cup of Popcorn gives 126 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 66 calories, proteins account for 10 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 47 calories. One cup of Popcorn provides about 6.3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

126 calories for 1 cup of Microwave Popcorn, made from 100% maize kernels + butter,  Cholesterol 13.8 mg, Carbohydrates 16..6g, Protein 2.8g, Fat 5.4g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium.

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Microwave popcorn is a beloved snack enjoyed by many. It's a convenient and quick way to indulge in a crispy, flavorful treat. Learn how to make microwave popcorn recipe | How to make popcorn in microwave | Easy way to make microwave popcorn |

Readymade popcorn is nice and crunchy when you buy the tub and munch on it right away. But, if you buy a large quantity and bring it home for a party or get-together, it loses its crunch in no time at all!

Why opt for that option, when you can easily make crisp and fresh popcorn right at home, that too very easily in the microwave oven.

A microwave-safe bowl, butter, salt, maize kernels, and a few minutes are all that you need to conjure up yummy homemade popcorn! You can have the Microwave Popcorn plain or with your favourite seasonings!

5 Reasons why you should eat Popcorn

Popcorns are made up of healthful ingredient maize. Maize is really good for health.

1. Popcorns are made from maize kernels which is rich in fibre and fibre helps to lower your cholesterol levels.

2. These popcorns are low in calorie and made with healthy ingredients that are good for weight loss.

3. A good source of phosphorus and magnesium which are important minerals to maintain and support bone health. 

4. The magnesium in it will also maintain your heart beats and blood pressure. Use less or no salt if you have high blood pressure. Read is maize flour healthy to understand why you should include it in your diet. 

5. It is a great snack option and keeps you satiated for a longer period of time.


Popcorn is good for

1. Weight Loss

2. Diabetics

3. Healthy Lifestyle


How to burn 115 calories which come from Popcorn?

Walking (6 kmph) = 35 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 12 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 15 mins

Swimming (2 kmph) = 20 mins


Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.


Value per cup% Daily Values
Energy126 cal6%
Protein2.8 g5%
Carbohydrates16.5 g6%
Fiber3 g12%
Fat5.4 g8%
Cholesterol13.8 mg3%
Vitamin A198.5 mcg4%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.4 mg3%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)5 mcg2%
Calcium2.5 mg0%
Iron0.6 mg3%
Magnesium34.8 mg10%
Phosphorus88 mg15%
Sodium49.4 mg3%
Potassium72.9 mg2%
Zinc0.7 mg7%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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