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Orville Redenbacher's, Gourmet Popping Corn, Original

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EWG Overall Score Breakdown

The product score is based on weighted scores for nutrition, ingredient and processing concerns. Generally, nutrition counts most, ingredient concerns next and degree of processing least. The weighted scores are added together to determine the final score. Read more about scores here.

EWG Overall Score Breakdown


EWG scored on three factors: nutrition, ingredient concerns, and the degree of processing. Read the full scoring methodology.

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Nutrition Concern Details

Level

Considers calories, saturated fat, trans fat, sugar, sodium, protein, fiber and fruit, vegetable and nut content to differentiate between healthful and less healthful foods. For more information on nutrition concerns, read our full methodology.

Top findings positive Per gram, high in protein [read more]

Top findings positive Per gram, high in naturally occurring fiber [read more]

The nutrition factors used for scoring Orville Redenbacher's, Gourmet Popping Corn, Original
Positive factors
Fruit, vegetable, bean or nut content
Protein content
Fiber content
Omega-3 fatty acids
Negative factors
Calorie density
Sugar/low-calorie sweetener content
Sodium content
Saturated fat content
Trans fat content

Ingredient Concern Details

Level

Considers food additives, pesticides, hormones, antibiotics and contaminants like mercury and BPA, which can affect human health and the environment. For more information on ingredient concerns, read methodology.

Top findings negative This product is not certified organic [read more]

Processing Concern Details

Level

Estimates how much the food has been processed. Considers many factors, chief among them, modification of individual ingredients from whole foods and number of artificial ingredients. For more information on processing concerns, read our full methodology.

Top findings positive Product has been classified as having no processing concerns

Products with no processing concerns identified are generally whole foods without additives.

EWG's Top Findings

Top findings negative This product is not certified organic [read more]

This product is not certified organic

Products bearing the USDA certified organic seal must contain at least 95 percent organic ingredient, and must be produced without the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers and free of genetically engineered ingredients.

Top findings positive Does not contain artificial or industrial ingredients [read more]

Does not contain artificial or industrial ingre...

EWG has not identified any artificial or industrial ingredients in this product.

Top findings positive Whole Grain is the #1 ingredient in this product [read more]

Whole Grain is the #1 ingredient in this product

Whole grains provide a good source of fiber, B vitamins and iron. They may also reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes and are linked to lower body weight. Note: Even if a whole grain is the first ingredient in a product, the product may still contain refined grains and not be a 100 percent whole grain product. Consumers should also be aware that products with whole grain as a major ingredient may still contain other ingredients of concern.

Top findings positive Per gram, high in protein [read more]

Per gram, high in protein

Protein is a source of amino acids that are required for the proper growth, maintenance and repair of tissues. It also provides the building blocks for important enzymes and hormones. Protein provides calories and if eaten in excess will be stored as fat. Protein is found in high amounts in beans, nuts, eggs, seafood and meat. Protein is essential to health, but eating too much also carries an environmental and health cost. Learn more: http://www.ewg.org/meateatersguide/

Top findings positive Per gram, high in naturally occurring fiber [read more]

Per gram, high in naturally occurring fiber

Fiber is important for overall health and may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, obesity and type 2 diabetes. It's also important for healthy bowel function. Fiber may also help to decrease appetite by providing a feeling of fullness. Americans average only 15 grams of fiber a day, much less than the recommended 25 grams for women and 38 grams for men. Good sources of fiber are beans, split peas, fruits, vegetables, whole grains and nuts.

Top findings positive Product has been classified as having no processing concerns

Ingredient List

From the Package

WHOLE GRAIN POPPING CORN.

*Older Product

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Nutrition Facts

65.0 servings per container

Serving Size

PER CONTAINER: ABOUT (40 g)

Amount Per 3 Tbsp
Calories
120

% Daily Value (based on a 2,000 calorie diet and adult bodyweight)
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QUICK FACTS:

2 2 % Total Fat 1 g
10 10 % Total Carbs 29 g
8 8 % Protein 4 g

AVOID TOO MUCH:

0 0 % Saturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
0 0 % Cholesterol 0 mg
0 0 % Sodium 0 mg
Added Sugar Ingredients: none listed

NUTRIENTS:

24 24 % Dietary Fiber 6 g
Vitamin D (no value on present label)
0 0 % Iron
Potassium (no value on present label)

† Institute of Medicine. 2010. "Dietary Reference Intakes Tables and Application." Accessed April 8, 2014: link

 

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