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Study Finds More Antioxidants In Popcorn Than In Fruit
2012-03-26 05:09:53

Popcorn's reputation as a healthy snack food was bolstered even further Sunday with the release of a study that discovered the popular movie-time munchies actually have more of a specific type of antioxidant than many fruits and vegetables. As part of the research, Dr. Joe Vinson and colleagues from the University of Scranton analyzed four different types of popcorn -- two of which were air-popped and the other two were prepared in microwaves -- and measured the amount of the antioxidants...

2012-03-15 23:17:00

Planning your diet won't really help you gain self-control unless you're feeling good about your weight in the first place, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. And the same goes for saving money. "Although planning tends to aid subsequent self-control for those who are in good standing with respect to their long-term goal, those who perceive themselves to be in poor goal standing are found to exert less self-control after planning than in the absence of planning,"...

2012-03-11 09:00:00

While a decline in disposable income and healthier eating trends hurt many coffee and snack shops during the recession, demand is set to revive over the next five years. Consumers will spend money on luxuries like eating out again, turning to the industry to satisfy their demand. Furthermore, operators will look to international expansion in Asia and the Middle East, since domestic snack food brands have not saturated these markets yet. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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