Snacking “Popcorn” Healthy

Snacking “Popcorn” Healthy

POPCORN, not just perfecting the show we watch, but also included in a healthy snack. Popcorn is included in the Cereal intact can reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease.

Popocorn was introduced to Europe in the late 15th century when Christopher Columbus noted that Native Americans made ​​popcorn corsages and decorations of the head and then sell it on the crew leader Columbus.

Nutritionists give high marks for popcorn because the benefits are the following:

—High fiber

Popcorn is a source of fiber that makes sense fuller longer and helps keep blood sugar levels stable. Popcorn also helps healthy digestion.

—Rich in antioxidants

A study conducted the University of Scranton demonstrated that intact Cereal snacks such as popcorn have high levels of antioxidants, especially polyphenols. This antioxidant will prevent free radicals and reduce the risk of heart disease even cancer.

—Low calorie

Without oil, butter and salt, popcorn is a snack high in fiber, low cholesterol, and low in calories making it suitable for those who are dieting. One cup (about 11 grams) of popcorn contains just 30 calories.

—Tips to make healthy popcorn

Making popcorn with oil or butter can increase the saturated fat. It is advisable to make it in the hot pan so the food is consistently low in calories and fat

~ by ickerz on 14 August 2011.

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