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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.

Calorie Saving

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.