Greek Popcorn seeds (500g)Popcorn is one of the world's healthiest and most popular snack foods. It is loaded with important nutrients and offers a variety of health benefits.
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Why is popcorn healthy?
It is one of the most nutritious grains. Corn is rich in vitamins A and B, rich in the antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin which protect our eyes.
Homemade popcorn is an ideal snack, with just 31 calories per cup.
Popcorn is a whole grain food that is high in important nutrients. This includes vitamins, minerals and very high amounts of fiber.
Polyphenols are antioxidants that help protect our cells from damage by free radicals.
A study done at the University of Scranton showed that popcorn contains very large amounts of polyphenols. Polyphenol are linked to various health benefits. This includes better blood circulation, improved digestive health and a reduced risk of many diseases
Popcorn is very high in fiber: According to research, dietary fiber may reduce the risk of many diseases like heart disease, obesity and type 2 diabetes. Fiber can also help with weight loss and promote digestive health
Preparation: Heat 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil or coconut oil in a saucepan. Pour 100g of popcorn corn and cover. When the corn "pops", remove the pot from the heat and add either salt or sugar.
This is the nutrient content of a 100-gram (3.5-oz) serving of air-popped popcorn: Vitamin B1 (Thiamin): 7% of the RDI. - Vitamin B3 (Niacin): 12% of the RDI. - Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine): 8% of the RDI. - Iron: 18% of the RDI. - Magnesium: 36% of the RDI. - Phosphorus: 36% of the RDI. - Potassium: 9% of the RDI. - Zinc: 21% of the RDI. - Copper: 13% of the RDI. - Manganese: 56% of the RDI.