Snacks – Calorie Savings
How to Save Food Calories and Lose Weight When Eating Snacks
Calories & Calorie Savings – Snacks
When trying to lose weight, save calories by choosing lower-calorie snack foods, like air-popped popcorn, rather than (e.g.) potato chips. It will make a big difference to your calorie intake and fat loss.
Calories – Potato Chips
- 8oz bag potato chips contains about 1,217 calories.
- Once a week, that’s 63,284 calories, per year
Calories – Air-Popped Popcorn
- 8 cups air-popped popcorn contains 240 calories.
- That’s 12,480 calories, per year.
If you substitute popcorn for potato chips like this, you save about 50,804 calories, per year.
Calorie Saving – Weight Equivalent
50,804 calories per year is the equivalent of 14.5 pounds of weight.