The University of Scranton found that not only is air-popped popcorn a high-fiber, whole grain snack, it has nearly twice as many healthy antioxidants as fruits and vegetables. The study leader said popcorn kernels are “nutritional gold nuggets”, as long as they’re not popped in oil and covered in melted butter and cheese. 

- Isn’t popcorn just a convenient way to get more melted butter and cheese into your mouth?  

- He also noted that if you don’t have any air-popped popcorn on hand, you can just eat cardboard instead.