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Is Popcorn The Latest Superfood? | Care2 Causes

Is Popcorn The Latest Superfood? | Care2 Causes

New research by the The American Chemical Society suggests that popcorn may deserve a place next to kale , acai berries , and kefir as the world’s latest superfood. While not a scientific term, superfood often used to describe dark greens , fruits, nuts and other foods that contain high nutrient or phytochemical content. Popcorn contains a high level of antioxidants called polyphenols which protect against disease by fighting free radicals, according to Dr. Joe Vinson. In fact, it’s those particularly annoying popcorn hulls that contain the highest concentration of fiber and polyphenols. “One serving of popcorn will provide more than seventy percent of the daily intake of whole grain. The average person only gets about half a serving of whole grains a day, and popcorn could fill that gap in a very pleasant way,” said Vinson, who presented his findings at the a recent natio...

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