Movie popcorn equals three Quarter Pounders with butter?
Well, that's what you are doing when you settle in with a popcorn and a soda at one movie theater chain. A study by the Center for Science in the Public Interest found that a medium popcorn at this chain contained a whopping 1,200 calories, 60 grams of saturated fat and 980 milligrams of sodium.
1,200 calories? That's an entire day's caloric allotment for some.
Even worse: That's the calorie count without the "buttery" topping. Find out which chain, and see if your local movie theater was included in the study:
Does this make you mad?
-- Rene Lynch
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