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Why is popped corn less calories than unpopped corn?

Or "fewer" calories for those who prefer proper English. Seriously- why is regular corn a disaster waiting to happen, but popcorn is not?

Thu. Jan 18, 5:11pm

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no kidding!

I have wondered the same exact thing!

Monday, January 29, 2007, 4:09 PM

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In the bag of microwave popcorn, it's because the butter/seasonings/oil is clumped onto the unpopped corns, but once it pops, a lot of that gunk sticks to the sides of the bag, not to the corn.

Monday, January 29, 2007, 4:24 PM

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not long ago, someone else asked this same question. i think the definitive answer was that a cup of unpopped corn is many more kernels than a cup of popped corn.

Monday, January 29, 2007, 4:25 PM

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unpopped kernels

I believe it is because not all of the kernels pop, so they account for that in the popped calories. Assuming you don't eat the unpopped kernels!

Monday, January 29, 2007, 6:04 PM

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Did you mean popped vs. unpopped popcorn, or popcorn vs. sweet corn?

Monday, January 29, 2007, 8:21 PM

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unpopped popcorn is corn. Dried out, but corn none the less. "Sweet Corn" is corn. Pop corn, is corn. Just prepared different ways. I do find it amazing how people don't realise this. I had a friend fully aware that I'm allergic to corn ask me if I wanted some popcorn when we went to a movie. I responded by saying "Pop CORN- you wanna rethink that question?" She stared at me blankly until I said pop corn is still corn. And then the light went on.

Thursday, February 01, 2007, 7:37 PM

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The reason why the unpopped kernels in a bag of microwave popcorn are clumped together is because the butter, seasonings, or oil are sticking to them.
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I believe the explanation is that the popped calories are modified to account for the fact that not every kernel retro bowl unblocked 76 bursts. As long as you don't eat the unpopped kernels!

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