It's hard to believe a snack food that tastes
so good can actually be good for you! With suggestions from
organizations such as the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the American
Dental Association (ADA) and the American Dietetic Association (ADA),
there's no doubt popcorn is a perfectly sensible snack to fit into any
- Popcorn contains fiber, providing roughage
the body needs in the daily diet.
- Popcorn is low in calories -- only 31-55
calories in one cup of unbuttered, and when lightly buttered, one
cup still only has 133 calories.
- Popcorn has no artificial additives or
preservatives, and is sugar-free.
- Popcorn contains energy-producing
- Popcorn is ideal for between meal snacking
since it satisfies and doesn't spoil an appetite.
- Popcorn inspires creativity. While there's
no doubt hot buttered popcorn is pleasing to any palate, popcorn
also can be enjoyed when combined with seasonings, spices and other
foods like raisins, fruit and cheese providing a nutritious,
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