Corn Health Benefits

Nutritional value of Corn:

1 cup of corn contains 600 calories, 16 g of protein and 8 g of fat. Corn also contains vitamin B6 and B9 as well as minerals like magnesium and iron.

Corn infographic
Corn infographic

Disease-fighting factor:

  1. The lutein in corn prevents macular degeneration and blindness in the elderly.
  2. The fiber in corn helps prevents constipation.
  3. The vitamin B9 or folate in corn helps prevent birth defects.

Interesting fact:

The longer corn is cooked, the higher the level of antioxidants.

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