In a study, popcorn was found to be a good source of polyphenols, nutrients, and antioxidants, which are used to increase health advantages. Each nutrient in it is a medical component used to cure and prevent multiple diseases. Popcorn is a popular snacks that can be consumed by all age groups without any restriction.
There are several reasons for preferring popcorn to other snacks.
- Good source of polyphenols
- Nutrients content
- Lower cost
- No risk for diabetes patients
- Less risk of heart diseases
- Weight management
- No digestion problem
- Reduce risk of cancer
- And more.
Corn varieties available
The use of corn is varied based on the color of the corn.
- Yellow kernels
- White kernels
- Red kernels
- Blue kernels
- Purple kernels
The most common preference is the yellow one, as it is available everywhere and not so expensive. This is made with a different flavor than other types of popcorn. Most theatres offer yellow popcorn for customers as this is easy to get.
The white is also similar to the yellow kernel with a difference in pop. After popping, the size is smaller than yellow kernels. It feels soft after popping. The taste is more delicate than yellow popcorn.
This popcorn is smaller than the above two types. But this type of popcorn has light and soft flakes. Red kernels are nutty and crunchy to eat. This makes it feel delicious, drizzled and salty.
The blue kernels are totally varied in taste and popping method. It is a little bit similar to the white kernels’ making method, but the blue kernels are crunchy and smaller. It pops quicker than other popcorn as it is smaller in size than other corn.
This is the most delicious of all the popcorn. It looks different from other colored popcorn; it looks like a bright yellow color with a purple dot on it. This is bigger in size than the yellow and red, but the cost of the corn is also high. If you want to taste the unique flavor of the popcorn, the purple kernel is recommended to taste the unique flavor. All the types are made into popular snacks and delivered to your doorstep.
Popcorn is increasingly popular at holidays, parties, and movie time. It is also used for celebrations at Easter as it is low-cost and healthy. In some areas, the Christmas tree is ornately made with popcorn balls.