Corn

Although corn (or sweetcorn as it is also known), is high in starchy carbohydrates (and thus similar to cereal grains), it is also rich in fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

 

  • 110 calories / 100g
  • 76% water

 

Great source of:

  • VitaminB5,B6& C
  • Folate
  • Magnesium
  • Niacin (B3)
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Thiamine (B1)
  • Dietary fibre
  • Antioxidants

 

Corn may:

  • Prevent cataracts, macular degeneration and blindness.
  • Support digestive processes and prevent constipation and bowel cancer.
  • Support ‘good gut bacteria’ and the immune system.
  • Reduce oxidative stress and inflammation.
  • Support immune system functioning.
  • Prevent high blood pressure and heart conditions.
  • Increase the production of red blood cells and prevent anaemia.
  • Benefit skin health and reduce the signs of aging.