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Popcorns Are Good For Your Health

Jun 22, 2008
While you think of a snack, the first thing that always comes to the mind is the calorie counts it has and what nutritional value does it bring. Almost all the snacks are considered to be with high calorie count and all have what we call as unhealthy amounts of fat. This means that if you are watching your weight no more snacks for you. But do not despair as popcorns are at help as a snack with good amount of nutritional value as well good amount of special filling capabilities that you do not feel the need for anything else to eat.

Popcorn is a whole grain food which means that it is a complex carbohydrate. In plain speak it means that the popcorn is a good source of fiber and low in calories. The number of calories in an unbuttered popcorn cup is only about 30-55 and if you have that popcorn cup slightly buttered then the calories can be as high as 133. That makes the popcorn to be a very good snack.

Popcorn has no preservatives or additives and it also has energy producing carbohydrates. This very fact makes it appealing to the popcorn lovers and good food lovers.

The best thing about popcorns is that it is light and can be used as a meal. With good amount of seasonings it can be turned into a very special gourmet thing. That said there are a number of gourmet popcorn types which are available like the caramel or cheddar toppings but these are not that nutritious.

The best way to have popcorns is to make them into a great dish and if you search online there are huge number of recipes available online and these recipes can turn the plain popcorn into a very good snack for any time and it will be very filling too.

Popcorn were initially considered by the tribals and native Americans to be spirits trapped inside the kernel and there were times when the heat made them popped. This set the tribals thinking that the popping was a result of the spirits getting angry. Well thank god for that, otherwise the world would have been without this tasty snack.

A lot of companies have now specialized popcorn manufacturing facilities which cater to the variety of popcorn loving people. Also the reason that it is very light made it famous as a snack for the moviegoers. Go and buy your popcorn packet right now.
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