Diacetyl chemical in artificial butter popcorn linked to Alzheimer’s plaque build-up – HealthPop – CBS News

Do you enjoy a little microwave popcorn at home or the movies?  The “butter” that is used on the popcorn has an ingredient that is linked to Alzheimer’s.  For more information follow this link.

Diacetyl chemical in artificial butter popcorn linked to Alzheimer’s plaque build-up – HealthPop – CBS News.

For microwave popcorn that is free of chemicals do the following;

  1. Place a 1/4 cup of popcorn (preferably organic) in a lunch size brown paper bag.
  2. Add 2 to 3 teaspoons of olive oil or safflower oil.
  3. Cook on high in the microwave for 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Remove and add salt, herbs, Parmesan cheese or whatever you like.
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