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Is Popcorn Keto-Friendly?

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Is Popcorn Keto-Friendly?

A ketogenic diet is a kind of diet designed to treat several neurological diseases like epilepsy. They also improve the risk factors of heart attack, cancer, and even Parkinson’s disease. Now, how does popcorn fit into this topic? Well, a ketogenic diet is a low carb diet that helps you lose weight and has numerous health benefits, and popcorn is a low carb snack which people on the diet, with moderation, can indulge in with little to no guilt! Now, the main air of a ketogenic diet is to reduce the carbohydrate intake so that the body will be forced...

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15 Interesting Popcorn Facts

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15 Interesting Popcorn Facts

Popcorn is a delicious, healthy snack that many people love to enjoy! As gourmet popcorn creators, Popcorn for the People is no different! But there's a lot to our favorite snack that people don't know.  Here are 15 interesting popcorn facts: 1. Popcorn can grow to be 30 times its original size when it pops 2. Popcorn kernels come from actual corn, but not the type you eat for dinner! Only one variety of maize creates the kernels which become the popcorn we all know and love: zea mays everta. 3. There are two different shapes of popcorn: the butterfly...

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Is Popcorn Healthy: Unknown Healthy Benefits of the Famous Snack

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Is Popcorn Healthy: Unknown Healthy Benefits of the Famous Snack

When it comes to thinking about healthy snacks, popcorn might not be the first thing to come to your mind. We typically associate popcorn with the butter drenched heaviness we find at movie theatre, bringing in more than a thousand calories. However, popcorn might just be the healthiest snack you could have. Just adding 30 calories to do your daily intake, popcorn offers a number of health benefits as well. Let’s take a look at some nutritional benefits of popcorn. Popcorn Gives You Something Fruits and Vegetables Can’t Fruits and vegetables are heavily diluted and are practically 90% of water....

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A Plus and Mental Floss Features Popcorn for the People

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A Plus and Mental Floss Features Popcorn for the People

This past summer, Popcorn for the People and the story behind our mission was covered by various large online publications. These features helped spread the word about the importance of autism employment and how we are combating the issues surrounding employment of autistic adults.  A few months ago in June, Popcorn for the People hit it big with a feature from A Plus. A Plus is an online publication website founded by actor and technology investor, Ashton Kutcher. It is also fueled by Chicken Soup for the Soul, which published the world famous Chicken Soup for the Soul book series. According...

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Benefits of Employing Adults With Autism

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Adults with autism and other developmental disabilities have the potential and skill to be great employees, just like every other person in the workforce. However, due to ignorance, preconceived notions, and ill-suited job processes, these skills often are ignored by employers and businesses. “Plenty more companies could benefit from hiring autistic people,” said writers from The Economist. The Economist says that many skills that autistic adults have to offer often go unseen in the interview process. An article in the Guardian discusses how job interviews pose a huge barrier for adults with autism seeking employment due to the requirement for...

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