A pox on popcorn

Hannon, Kerry; Smith, Anne Kates
May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/9/94, Vol. 116 Issue 18, p71
Discusses a study by the Center for Science in the Public Interest which shows that 7 out of 10 theaters pop their corn in coconut oil, which is largely saturated fat, the kind that raises cholesterol. Comparison of calories and grams of fat of bucket of popcorn to various types of movie-fare candy; Suggestion that health-conscious folks smuggle low-fat snacks into the theater.


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