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In other words, popcorn is very unlikely to bump up your blood sugar and insulin because it is relatively filling and relatively slow to hit the blood stream.
3) Minerals. Another surprising benefit of popcorn: it has a nice balance of nutrients that will bolster your energy, strength and health in general. Yes, popcorn has received a bad reputation over the years, but that's largely because of all the "extras" that people put on it. Under the covers, popcorn is a very nutritious food that is literally a mini-vitamin pill.
Consider that fact that three cups of air-popped popcorn will supply you with 0.9 grams of Zinc. That's about 6% of the RDA (15 grams) and is very absorbable, unlike many of the zinc supplements out there.  In my link on The Benefits of Zinc, I discuss how Zinc can be a big help with testosterone and other sexual health-related issues.
The same amount of popcorn will also supply you with about 32 grams of Magnesium , or almost 10% of your RDA, which can help with sleep, cardiovascular health and, potentially, a little with erections as well.
CAUTIONS: There are a few, relatively minor in my opinion, cautions associated with popcorn:
1. Genetic Modification. Corn, in general, is a significantly GMOed food, i.e. it's genome has been altered in the last fifty years or so to increase yield, durability and other issues. In my link on Wheat Belly, I outline how this has become an issue with wheat. Fortunately, it does not yet appear to be as much of an issue with corn.
2. Diverticulitis. Also, some experts have asserted that popcorn (and possibly nuts) could increase the risk for diverticulitis. However, one large study found this not to be the case.  Talk to you physician, though, with any concerns.
3. Chemicals. Microwave popcorn can spread a minute residue of a toxic chemical called PFCAs, the best known of which is perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA).  Is this enough to cause health issues? No one knows the answer yet, but it may be prudent to make your popcorn the old-fashioned way.
4. Herpes. One of the benefits, the boost in Arginine levels, coming from eating popcorn could, for some men, be a curse actually. The reason is that in some sensitive men, raising the L-Arginine to L-Lysine ratio of their diet will result in herpes infection outbreaks. .
3) 46) JAMA, 2008, 300(8):907-914, "Nut, Corn, and Popcorn Consumption and the Incidence of Diverticular Disease"
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