popping corn

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,
  • magnesium

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