Popcorn?

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  1. Grimnir

    Grimnir The black triangle is God

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    Has anyone used popcorn as a source of carbs when dieting?

    My thinking is that it'll fill me up without having that much to eat.

    The reason I ask is that I can't stomach rice or pasta at the moment and need an alternative that isn't potato.
     
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  2. tomlet1

    tomlet1 Elite Member

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    Weetabix/oats?

    Cous cous?

    Never used popcorn though!
     
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  3. bigdav13

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    Yeah works a treat lots of volume very little cals and carbs
     
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  4. GymRatGresham

    GymRatGresham Elite Member

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    Best thread ever.
     
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  5. AlriteGeezer

    AlriteGeezer Elite Member

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    Plain microwave popcorn with the 1cal 'butter flavour' cooking spray and a little sweetener... Superb!
     
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  6. The Love Machine

    The Love Machine A steroid pumping, food raping machine

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    Love popcorn. Dont diet. Love popcorn.

    And a fistful of melted butter. Should diet.
     
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  7. Roy@/_

    Roy@/_ Elite Member

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    I think I would probably approach this as a a go to craving solution not an allocated carb source.

    Thinking about fuelling day to day activity and training.

    Rice, oats, potato vs popcorn lol
     
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  8. Grimnir

    Grimnir The black triangle is God

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    Good call on the Cous cous, haven't had it in a while. I use oats in my shakes and do eat sweet/normal potato so it wouldn't be my only source of carbs.
     
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  9. Clubber Lang

    Clubber Lang Elite Member

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    The Protein Works protein popcorn is nice, great snack.
     
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  10. Erny

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    I ate a whole bag of popcorn yesterday, was appox 600 calories and was still hungry afterwards. I'm bulking so it's cool, but I wouldn't eat it when cutting
     
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  11. Arterial Dan

    Arterial Dan Administrator Staff Member

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    I used to use popcorn if I was gonna do a pump-workout, for the carbs & salt. (plug 50mg Oxy)

    It halts fat loss for me tho, pretty much.

    Wouldn't go near the microwave stuff either. That's just fat gain in a bag.
     
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  12. Doby

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    Coop sell maple bacon flavour popcorn.
    It's the shit! 85kcal a bag 12g carb
     
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