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.
- The lutein in corn prevents macular degeneration and blindness in the elderly.
- The fiber in corn helps prevents constipation.
- The vitamin B9 or folate in corn helps prevent birth defects.
The longer corn is cooked, the higher the level of antioxidants.