Microwave popcorn is a dieter's dream. It's also a great, quick snack for an impromptu gathering, a teen sleepover and any other party requiring a warm, tasty treat in seconds. And, as long as co-workers can handle the lingering aroma, it's a great afternoon pick-me-up in the office. But what brand to pick? A third of an aisle at one local grocery store is filled with microwave popcorn options. We sampled seven brands of microwave popcorn labeled "light."
Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent