Popcorn: The Snack With Even Higher Antioxidants Levels Than Fruits and Vegetables

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Popcorn's reputation as a snack food that's actually good for health popped up a few notches as scientists recently reported that it contains more of the healthful antioxidant substances called "polyphenols" than fruits and vegetables.

They spoke at the 243rd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), in San Diego on March 25.

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American Chemical Society (ACS) (2012, March 25). Popcorn: The snack with even higher antioxidants levels than fruits and vegetables. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 27, 2012, from http://www.sciencedaily.comĀ­ /releases/2012/03/120325173008.htm
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irishpahrmqt's picturePharmacy TechnicianirishpahrmqtJoined: Apr, 2012
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That is super interesting.. i will definately be popping my own popcorn from noe on... I had thought there was no nutritional value from popcorn except for extra calories in my diet...