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Here are surprising health benefits of popcorn
Butter and salt loaded popcorns are everyone`s favorite but very few are aware of its health benefits. It is one of the most affordable and portable snack.
Here are 8 surprising health benefits of popcorn but here we are talking about stove made popcorns and not microwaved.
Rich in antioxidants popcorn provides our bodies with a comfortable dose of polyphenols. The same block enzymes, which cancer cells need to grow.
Eating popcorn is a healthy alternative that can also prevent inflammation & plaque buildup. Popcorn consumption, together with a balanced diet, can boost your intake of antioxidants to keep you healthy.
It may help to fight against several other issues like aging and the formation of Alzheimer`s, wrinkles, and hair loss.
Popcorn is made of 100% natural whole grain. Whole-grain snacks have a lot of benefits over fried chips. The ability to relieve constipation comes from insoluble fibers, which help in keeping our digestive system healthy.
A serving of 100 grams of popcorn has 11 grams of protein which is more than in your regular potato chips or even some veggies.
Popcorn is gluten-free. Finely ground, it can be used in place of breadcrumbs for an amazing crunchy coating on chicken and fish.
According to the USDA, one ounce of popcorn contains 0.9 mg of iron, whereas, one cup of raw spinach has 0.8 mg of iron. So, those who don`t like spinach, now have another option.
Popcorn also contains lutein, beta-carotene, and zeaxanthin, all of which can boost the health of your eyes.
Low in calories, sugar-free, and fat-free, popcorn contains just 31g of calories in 1 cup of serving. So, popcorn can be a great option if you want to lose your weight.
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