26 Mar '12, 5pm

Startling New Research Suggests Popcorn is a Powerful Super Food

Startling New Research Suggests Popcorn is a Powerful Super Food

Although popcorn has taken a beating for its tendency to end up in compromising positions -- like slathered in “golden flavor” at the movie theater or harboring offensive chemicals courtesy of microwave-popping packaging -- new research is showing that it is a super-nutrient powerhouse. Affordable, easily-attainable popcorn! Take that, you miracle-promising superfoods with your exorbitant price tags and exuberant food miles. (Acai and goji berries, are you listening?) Joe Vinson, Ph.D., a pioneer in nutritional analyses of common foods, explained at the 243rd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, that polyphenols are much more concentrated in popcorn which averages only about 4 percent water. Most fresh produce contains around 90 percent of water which dilutes this special class of antioxidants. The new study found that the amount of polyphenols f...

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