The flavor is added to the popcorn is possible cause of Alzheimer's disease. Such a statement carried scientists Research Center at the University of Minnesota drugs.
Ingredient diacetyl added popcorn and other foods to their resistance podbavit taste. As a result of the study revealed that diacetyl increases accumulation of amyloid beta in the brain. This effect is characteristic of Alzheimer's disease.
In addition, experts have discovered that people who work in manufacturing, where use this flavor, often suffer from respiratory and other diseases. Continuous contact with diacetyl has a toxic effect on the growth of nerve cells.