The Scariest Thing at the Movie Theater: Popcorn!

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Hi, Dr. Miller here. Do you love a night out at the movies? So do I, but I don't love the fatty salty sugary snacks sold at the movie theater snack bar, in fact the menu is the scariest thing playing at the movie theaters these days, it's easy to fall for the super size upsell. When the clerk says for 50 cents more you can get the next size.

Before you say sure check this out. A medium popcorn and soda clock in at up to 1610 calories and 60 grams of saturated fat, that's like eating one to two sticks of butter and that's before the clerk pours on the buttery topping. Sodium levels as high as 1500 milligrams that's a day's worth for most people in a large tub of movie theater popcorn makes things even harder on your waistline and blood pressure, it makes a super sized candy at 400 to 1000 calories was almost healthy. Here's a better strategy make it a bottle of water and a pocket full of nuts and enjoy the show for more ways to safe guard your health watch all our smart tips.