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Study: Popcorn may help prevent cancer

August 24, 2009 6:01:37 AM PDT
A favorite snack at the movies may actually provide more benefits than just something to munch on.New research out of the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania shows popcorn could actually help prevent cancer.

The team of scientists found that popcorn has very large levels of antioxidants called polyphenols, which have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer and other diseases.

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