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Articles about Popcorn!

Some stuff here about the wonderful health benefits of eating popcorn. Turns out it's high in Fiber, B6 Vitamins and polyphenol antioxidants. 

Popcorn is one of the healthiest snacks you can eat!

As it turns out, popcorn is one of the healthiest snacks you can eat and polyphenols are the reason why.  Polyphenols are a type of chemical found in plant foods that help neutralize free radicals, those nasty little baddies that damage your cells and contribute to rapid aging.  Popcorn has one of the highest levels of polyphenols of any plant food – including most fruit!  FULL ARTICLE

Peter Poppers Sweet & Salty Popcorn Nutrition Facts AMAIZING POPCORN
Peter Poppers Sweet & Salty Popcorn Nutrition Facts


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Popcorn - From Seed to Snack
Popcorn - From Seed to Snack

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The humble cinema snack could prevent cancer and help dieters. 

'Most people don't know that popcorn is a wholegrain shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer, and just a 30g serving - that's half a small box of popcorn in the cinema - is equivalent to one daily portion of brown rice or wholewheat pasta,' says Catherine Collins, chief dietician at St George's hospital in London. 

Popcorn also contains three times more fibre by weight than sunflower seeds, keeping you feeling fuller for longer, as well as balancing your blood sugar levels (so no mood swings or cravings for sweet snacks) and helping to lower 'bad' LDL cholesterol. It even has a dose of B vitamins to boost your energy levels. 

A study presented last August to the American Chemical Society suggests the real health benefits could lie more in its 'surprisingly large' polyphenol content, antioxidants thought to mop up free radicals, the potentially damaging chemicals that cause diseases such as cancer and heart disease.

Just be careful of doing more harm than good by adding excess salt or sugar to your homemade version.



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