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Best Popcorn 1/31/14

"Popcorn's great. It's crunchy, it's salty, it's that perfect snack that fills you up without being too, too much." "It's perfect for movies, watching TV, and anytime you need a snack." "This popcorn, I'll probably be sitting in front of the TV tonight eating." Consumer Reports says there's good reason to love popcorn. "Popcorn is a popular snack because it can really satisfy your need to crunch. And because it's whole grain, it could be really healthy." But not all the popcorn Consumer Reports looked at scored a touchdown for taste. Pulling together a starting lineup? Reach for the top-rated cheese popcorn - White Cheddar, from Trader Joe's. It tastes excellent, with a nice mix of real cheddar and toasty corn flavors. If you're looking for sweet instead of savory, two kettle corns also rated excellent for taste. Smartfood has a great balance of sweetness and salt, while the Nice kettle corn from Walgreens tasted a little saltier. But be aware, added flavor can also mean added fat and calories. Linda Greene "You have to be careful with popcorns; some of them are not so healthy." But when it comes to taste, several popcorns can help you score on game day. ."

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