is a whole grain- contains the endosperm, germ and the bran
The whole popcorn kernel is a particular variety of corn with a high hard-starch content that “explodes” through the hull when heated. Gives excellent popping results. An ideal alternative to high fat snacks.
Popcorn is a type of maize.
Popcorn is a good source of
- vitamins- B Complex vitamins, Vitamin E, folacin,
Popcorn is also low in fat and calories and is a good source of
- dietary fibre- assists in keeping the body regular
– helps lower cholesterol
– regulates the release and management of blood sugar and insulin levels
- antioxidant- polyphenolic compounds- provides defense against free radicals. Free radicals can mutate healthy cellular DNA