The Advantages Of Eating Corn
August 19, 2007
There are myriad health benefits of eating corn. It is extremely high in nutrients. It contains thiamin (Vitamin B1) which is used in the metabolism of carbohydrates. The Vitamin B5 also known as Pantothenic helps in various physiological functions. It is recommended to pregnant women because it is rich is folate.
The folate helps in the generation of new cells. Vitamin C is found abundantly in corn which helps to fight against diseases. The fibre content in corn helps to lower cholesterol, reduces the risk of colon cancer and lowers blood sugar levels in diabetics. New research shows the compound, phytochemical called ferulic acid could help you keep away from a host of chronic conditions from Alzheimer’s disease to cancer.
Corn is very versatile and can be accompanied with various foods. It can be used in soups, salads, filling for sandwiches, rolls and wraps. It can be sauteed and served with grilled vegetables. Boiled or roasted, corn can be thoroughly enjoyed in every season. So try adding corn in your diet and enjoy its advantages on your health.
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