Popcorn contains more antioxidant than fruits and vegetables

Popcorn: the snack with even higher antioxidant levels than fruits and vegetables – Popcorn contains more of the healthful antioxidant substances called “polyphenols” than fruits and vegetables. The hulls of the popcorn ?? the part that everyone hates for its tendency to get caught in the teeth ?? actually has the highest concentration of polyphenols and fiber.

Nonstick cookware may elevate cholesterol in children and teens

Compounds in nonstick cookware may be associated with elevated cholesterol in children and teens – Children and teens with higher blood levels of chemicals used in the production of non-stick cookware and waterproof fabrics appear more likely to have elevated total and LDL cholesterol levels.

Popcorn has highest levels of healthy antioxidants

Whole grain cereals, popcorn rich in antioxidants, not just fiber, new research concludes. – Snack foods like popcorn and many popular breakfast cereals contain “surprisingly large” amounts of healthful antioxidant substances called “polyphenols”, revealed by researchers at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS).

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