Ditch Unhealthy Microwave Popcorn NOW And Make Your own

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Oh so convenient, microwave popcorn is a snack favorite movie directly night late at night? The problem is, I usually comes soaked in “butter flavor” and salt. But this is what you may not know: that intoxicating, artificial butter flavor that fills your home whenever Microwave Popcorn reality poses a health risk for you and your family.

Deceptively Delicious

There is no denying that microwave popcorn smells darn good coming out of the microwave oven, but that’s where it all goes up in flames – so to speak. It turns out that tantalizing aroma is actually a chemical called diacetyl, a flavoring synthetic butter. And according to Research published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), inhaling butter flavoring is very volatile when it evaporates in the air of liquid or solid form.

Not only is this highly irritating chemical eye, respiratory and skin routes, but apparently popcorn workers microwave production plant pulmonary disease develop serious because routine handling open containers of those nasty chemical ingredients. People working as mixers and are exposed to synthetic butter flavor have respiratory symptoms including shortness of breath and worse lung function than people who have never worked as mixers.

popcorn microwave and Alzheimer

And if that’s not bad enough, one recent study published at the University of Minnesota in Chemical Research in Toxicology Journal revealed that regular consumption of popcorn mixed with corn diacetyl influences the accumulation of beta-amyloid proteins in the brain. Linking diacetyl to Alzheimer’s disease.

and even more chemicals …

With microwave popcorn also comes as perfluoroalkyl chemicals, PFOA and PFOS. These are used to align the bags of popcorn to prevent grease soaking in the bag. Microwaving Chemical merge into the popcorn and raise a number of health nightmares. They wreak havoc safety of the endocrine system, cause thyroid problems, bladder cancer and more. Most chemicals are emitted when the stock post-jump opens – more than 80 percent of chemical release total occur at this time research suggests by the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States.

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Do not give up the popcorn for the moment

Among the chemicals and trans fats, the bag of microwave popcorn has become a nightmare pecking. However, their love affair with popcorn not have to end here. Instead, popcorn chemically laden microwave, take a large pot and pop your own sans – microwave – old-fashioned. Also, change the taste of adding a modern twist on this old time favorite snack.

Popcorn Mexican chocolate

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Popcorn Mexican chocolate

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ingredients

  • 8 cups kettle corn (or popcorn)
  • 4 spoonfuls coconut oil
  • 4 spoonfuls maple syrup
  • 4 spoonfuls cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Rations: serves

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Instructions

  1. Place popcorn in a bowl big.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 ° F. Line two baking pans with parchment paper and set aside.

  3. In a small saucepan, place all the ingredients except popcorn and heat at low temperature. Whisk the ingredients until melted and well combined.

  4. Topping Remove from heat and pour over the popcorn. Combine well to coat all the popcorn evenly.

  5. Spread the popcorn (single layer) between the two baking sheets.

  6. Bake in the oven for 5 minutes, then remove from the oven and stir popcorn to coat evenly. Bake for another 3 minutes and repeat the process. Cool completely before eating.

turmeric and garlic infused popcorn

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turmeric and garlic infused popcorn

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ingredients

  • 8 cups kettle corn (or popcorn)
  • 4 spoonfuls coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black ground pepper

Rations: serves

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Instructions

  1. Place popcorn corn in large bowl.

  2. In a small saucepan, place all the ingredients except popcorn and heat at low temperature. Whisk the ingredients until melted and well combined.

  3. Topping Remove from heat and pour over the popcorn. Combine well to coat all the popcorn evenly.

  4. serve with damp paper towels!

rosemary and garlic infused popcorn

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rosemary and garlic infused popcorn

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ingredients

  • 8 cups kettle corn (or popcorn)
  • 4 spoonfuls olive oil
  • 4 sprigs of rosemary, removed from stalks
  • 2 teaspoon nder powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Rations: serves

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Instructions

  1. Place popcorn in a large bowl.

  2. In a small saucepan, place all the ingredients except popcorn and heat at low temperature. Whisk the ingredients until melted and well combined.

  3. Topping Remove from heat and pour over the popcorn. Combine well to coat all the popcorn evenly.

Enjoy!

– Katherine Marko

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