Food science tricks to make the perfect popcorn

Food science tricks to make the perfect popcorn

Popcorn is by far my favorite snack food. It’s easy to make, you can dress it up any way you want, and it’s chock full of gut-friendly fiber. But there are still some pitfalls lurking in the popping process: Stray too far from the rule book, and you might end up with burned corn or a sad cluster of unpopped kernels. Neither scenario is ideal, so we’ll help you avoid them.

Wdowik: Antioxidants go to battle for your body

Wdowik: Antioxidants go to battle for your body

Antioxidants are like warriors in your body, fighting against free radicals and oxidative stress. While not a new topic, antioxidants are often misunderstood and underappreciated. This time of year, as we are exposed to armies of bacteria and viruses, it is worth exploring the functions, benefits and food sources of these little powerhouses.