11 Foods That Used to be Bad for You


In recent decades, it has become clear that food has both the power to heal and to destroy health. Along the way, some foods have gotten an undeserved bad rap as destroyers. Here are 11 foods, previously banished from the tables of the health conscious, but which may deserve another look.

11. Popcorn

Forget the movie-theater variety slathered in imitation butter. That stuff is still bad for you. But air-popped organic popcorn is chock full of phytonutrients and fiber, and there are only 100 calories in 3 cups. For a little culinary oomph, add some extra virgin olive oil and a dash of sea salt.

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