When we start a diet, what worries us the most is how we will stand when hunger strikes, and we have the perfect solution to avoid suffering from this weight loss challenge. Add popcorn to your diet!
The popcorn is one of the delicious and healthier food to add to our food. To give you an idea, a cup of natural popcorn gives you only 31 calories.
Nutritionists and nutrition experts recommend consuming popcorn.A publication of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) mentions that eating a three-cup serving of popcorn is the ration equivalent to fat-free cereals and tubers that we should consume in a healthy diet. This serving on average provides 70kcal energy, 15g of carbohydrates, 0g of fat and 2g of protein.
If you’re still not sure about adding popcorn to your meal plan, we’ll give you more reasons to convince you and run to prepare them!
The popcorn provide: fiber, antioxidants, manganese, magnesium and vitamin B.
They will help your digestion: As we mentioned popcorn provide fiber, which will help improve your digestion and prevent constipation and with it less inflammation in the abdomen.
Reduce blood sugar: Fiber consumption helps reduce blood sugar levels.
You’ll lose weight: The popcorn corn will provide satiety, which will help you not to eat other food that you intake calories. Well, as we mentioned, a cup of popcorn only gives you 31 calories.
It also reduces cholesterol levels and is an antioxidant, which helps protect and slow down aging.
The secret is in the way of preparing them, as they must be natural popcorn!
- You only have to place on the fire a large saucepan with oil (you just have to cover the bottom)
- Add the corn, covering the entire bottom of the pan.
- Cover the pan.
- Let the oil warm and the corn will begin to open to form popcorn.
- Empty in a bowl and add a little salt.
Ready have your popcorn corn to add to your diet! Just remember that you should consume only a small portion, a maximum of 3 cups.