There are a number of ways in which buttered popcorns may be prepared and the number of calories in each of these preparations is different. However, the buttered popcorn taste delectable whichever way you consume them. The calorie content in a few varieties of buttered popcorns available from a few popular brands is mentioned below in detail.
One cup of buttered popcorn which are prepared in oil contain a total of 78 calories of which 59% of the calories come from fat, 36% calories come from carbohydrates and the remaining 5% come from proteins. The total protein content in an equal serving of buttered popcorn popped in oil is 0.96 grams, fat content in it is 5.27 grams and carbohydrate content in it is 7.27 grams.
Buttered Air popped popcorn is also quite delicious. One cup of this variety of buttered popcorn contains a total of 63 calories. Out of these 63 calories 50% of the calories are obtained form fat, 43% come from carbohydrates and the remaining 7% calories come from proteins.
Those of you who avoid the consumption of butter but are fond of buttered popcorn may opt for lightly buttered popcorns. 4 cups of lightly buttered popcorns weighing around 50 grams contain a total of 260 calories of which 51% calories come from fat, 43% come from carbohydrates and the remaining 6% come from proteins.
One bag of Orville Redenbacher’s Buttered Popcorn contains a total of 170 calories. Out of these 170 calories 59% of the calories come from fat, 35% of the calories come from carbohydrate and the remaining 6% are obtained from proteins.
Mini Delights buttered popcorns available from Quaker are also well liked. One bag serving of these buttered popcorns contain a total of 90 calories of which 63% calories come from carbohydrates, 33% come from fat and the remaining 4% come from protein.