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~According to recent studies, popcorn has numerous health benefits because it has antioxidants, whole grains, and fiber.  However, the snack must be eaten carefully.  If you smother the snack in sugar and salt, the overall health benefits decrease. Whole Grains The U.S Department of Agriculture released guidelines several years ago.  The guidelines requires that manufacturers...

Your fruits and vegetables have their own shelf life.  How old your produce is and how you have stored it can determine the amount of nutritional value left in your fruits and vegetables.  Age tends to deplete your foods, since fruits and vegetables have a certain amount of time that you can safely eat them.  Your method of storage can effect the amount and types of...

Plastics are used everywhere, from ABS plastic in cars to PVC plastics in our homes. Plastic is ubiquitous in our daily lives, including in the packaging that protects the very food we eat. With all these plastics in our lives, there is also an unfortunate side effect, that of the chemicals used to produce those plastics leeching into the world around us. That may or may...

A study by the US Department of Agriculture found that watermelons stored at room temperature contain more antioxidants and other nutrients than watermelons stored in a refrigerator. Watermelon contains many useful nutrients, including carotenoid compounds like lycopene and beta carotene (also found in abundance in vegetables like carrots), which help prevent cancer and...