Today’s health tip: Benefits of Popcorn

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Popcorn special type of corn that “pops” when exposed to heat. By volume, it is the most popular snack food in America.

A whole grain food that is high in important nutrients. This includes vitamins, minerals and very high amounts of fiber.

Contains large amounts of polyphenol antioxidants. These are plant compounds that have been linked to many health benefits.

High in fiber, which has been linked to several health benefits. This includes weight loss and a decreased risk of many diseases.

Relatively low in calories and has a low energy density. Eating it in moderation may help with weight loss.

Commercially prepared popcorn varieties can be extremely high in calories and unhealthy ingredients.

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