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Posted by: lnolan97 Nov 2 2006, 04:15 PM

Just wonding if anyone has any thoughts on this stuff. It says it is made with 100% whole grain popcorn. Under the nutritional facts it states "Not a significant source of sugars." Any thoughts would be appreciated.

Posted by: easyecm Nov 3 2006, 02:32 AM

If it is popcorn no matter how it is spun, it is popcorn!

I guess they are referring to the kernel as "whole grain". All popcorn is "whole grain" prior to being popped! But, this is inventive labeling at best!

SB's states corn "in all it's forms" is not legal, with the exception of corn oil.

As far as the disclaimer of sugar, while popcorn is not a significant source of sugar, it converts in the body very quickly, and causes an insulin response.

So, I would say no, it is not legal. But as always I am open to other opinions.

Hope this helps,

Take care,


Posted by: unsweetened Nov 3 2006, 01:32 PM

I am one of the biggest popcorn lovers there is and that was one of the hardest things for me to give up but nope POPCORN is definitly not legal in the 8 mos ive been doing this (woe) the only real big stalls ive had i was still eating it so nope popcorn is a baddy sorry but that's just me.. smile.gif take care Rose

Posted by: lnolan97 Nov 3 2006, 08:02 PM

Thanks for the replies! I kind of knew the answer already, but a girl can dream! I just started, so all advise or recommended reading is appreciated!

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