Popcorn is one of the most popular snack foods on the market, but it is not the healthiest. Processed popcorn can contain many chemicals and trans fats. But, popcorn can be a lot healthier if you are willing to make it yourself. Choosing the right kernels and following these recipes can help you make a tasty and nutritious snack.
- Today the crunchy snack is a mainstay at movie theaters, carnivals, and in many of our kitchens.
- Popcorn is often lumped in with junk food, but it’s the only 100 percent unprocessed, whole-grain food we eat, and it boasts some notable nutritional benefits.
- But the best way to ensure popcorn is a safe and healthy snack is to buy kernels and make it yourself.
“Safer processed popcorn is great news for consumers. But the best way to ensure popcorn is a safe and healthy snack is to buy kernels and make it yourself.”