What Makes Popcorn a Superfood?

Learn what makes popcorn a superfood from nutrition coach Lisa Neilsen in this Howcast video.

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Believe it or not one of the classics snacks of all time, popcorn has recently been discovered to be a super food. The American Chemical Society completed research that identified popcorn is loaded with antioxidants and disease fighting properties. The reason that the healthiest part of the popcorn, is actually the hulk the crunchy part in the center. Now not all popcorn is the same you want to avoid the movie popcorn which is loaded with butter and salt. And the best way to enjoy your popcorn as a healthy snack is to air pop it. It is also been determined that one serving of popcorn can give you up to seventy percent of the whole grain you need in your diet everyday. So one of the ways that you can get those whole grains which are missing for most Americans diet is to start enjoying healthy air popped popcorn everyday.

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