Is Starbucks Butter Gourmet Popcorn healthy?


By: Starbucks

43
CQ SCORE

150
CALORIES PER SERVING

8
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

LOW

SUGAR

LOW

FIBER

LOW

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 47.4
  • Fat 47.4
  • Protein 5.3

+ Carbohydrate to Fiber Ratio Under 10:1 - lower rate is an effective measure of healthfulness

- Contains Added Sugars- the American Heart Association recommends no more than 24g daily for women and 36g for men

! High Sodium - the average American consumes more than twice the American Heart Association daily recommended 1,500 mg

Macronutrient Score

Are the proteins, fats, and carbs in this food from the best sources?

22.3/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 47.4%
Fat Quality: 59.1 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 47.4%
Carb Quality: 66.2 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 5.3%
Protein Quality: 85.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 1
Whole Carb Ingredients - 1

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

11.1/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 5.3/10.0
Comparable Product: Beverages, carbonated, cola, fast-food cola
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 0.5/20.0
Plant score: 7.7/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 2.4

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

10.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

5 Processed Ingredients
3 Other Ingredients
1 Sugar / Equivalent Ingredients

8

INGREDIENTS

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Popcorn

FUNCTIONS

Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

Popped corn is a whole grain and is naturally high in dietary fiber and antioxidants.

Corn Oil

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

An oil extracted from the germ of corn. Its main use is in cooking, where its high smoke point makes refined corn oil a valuable frying oil. Corn oil is generally less expensive than most other types of vegetable oils. Modern Western diets typically have ratios of omega-6 to omega-3 in excess of 10 to 1, some as high as 30 to 1, partly due to corn oil which has an omega-6 to omega-3 ratio of 49:1. The optimal ratio is thought to be 4 to 1 or lower.

Maltodextrin

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Maltodextrin is a a relatively flavorless food additive used as a thickener.

Salt

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride. Salt is essential for animal life, and saltiness is one of the basic human tastes. In general, Americans should limit daily sodium consumption to 2,300 milligrams, but this is an upper safe limit, not a recommended daily allowance.

Natural Flavor

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

The FDA requires the term natural flavor or natural flavoring be applied for any substance, the function of which is to impart flavor, which is derived from a spice, fruit or fruit juice, vegetable or vegetable juice, edible yeast, herb, bark, bud, root, leaf or similar plant material, meat, fish, poultry, eggs, dairy products, or fermentation products thereof.

Milk

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Cow's milk consists primarily of protein, fat, and lactose (a sugar).

Dextrose P RG S

Dextrose

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain
Added Sugar

DESCRIPTION

Dextrose is an added sugar made from corn regularly used by the food processing industry.

Annatto And Turmeric Extract

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

150Kcal

7%

Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1.0g 5%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 240mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3.0g 12%
Sugars 1g
Estimated Added Sugars 1g 3%
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 0mcg 0%
Vitamin C 0.0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 0%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
1) Daily values adapted from new nutrition label that manufacturers must comply with by July 2018, found in the Food and Drug Administration�s Final Rule �Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels,� pages 903�906 with the exception of added sugars and sodium based on American Heart Association recommendations
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Micronutrient Profile of Comparable Product
Product: Beverages, carbonated, cola, fast-food cola - 258g - 95Kcal
Amt per Serving Daily Value1
Minerals
Magnesium 0mg 0%
Potassium 5mg 0%
Phosphorus 26mg 3%
Zinc 0mg 1%
Copper N/A N/A
Selenium N/A N/A
Vitamins
Carotenebeta N/A
Carotenealpha N/A
VitaminE 0mg 0%
VitaminD 0IU 0%
Lycopene N/A
Luteinzeaxanthin N/A
Thiamin 0.0mg 0%
Riboflavin 0.0mg 0%
Niacin 0mg 0%
VitaminB6 0.0mg 0%
Folate N/A N/A
VitaminB12 0mcg 0%
Choline N/A
VitaminK 0mcg 0%