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Delicious Corn

By on June 20, 2013 in Diet, Dieting, Health, Health with 0 Comments

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Corn is a delight to eat. With so many calories that it offers, corn also contain some important minerals and vitamins.

A large salt-less corn offers:

Calories: 113

Protein: 4.02 gm

Fiber: 2.8 gm

Minerals in corn:

 

Corns contain important minerals. These are as follows. However, some are in very minute quantity.

 

Potassium – 257 mg

Phosphorus – 91 mg

Magnesium – 31 mg

Calcium – 4 mg

Selenium – 0.2 mg

Iron – 0.53 mg

Zinc – 0.73 mg

Copper – 0.058 mg

Manganese – 0.197 mg

Vitamins in corns:

 

Corns contain important vitamins. These are as follows. However, some are in very minute quantity.

 

Vitamin C – 6.5 mg

Niacin – 1.986 mg

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) – 0.11 mg

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) – 0.067 mg

Vitamin B6 – 0.164 mg

Folate – 27 mcg

Pantothenic Acid – 0.935 mg

Vitamin A – 310 IU

Vitamin K – 0.5 mcg

Vitamin E – 0.11 mg

 

Health benefits of Corn:

 

Provides shield against different chronic diseases.

 

Great source of calories

 

Lowers colonorectal as well as hemorrhoids risk in people who consume it.

 

Impressive source of different Vitamins as mentioned above. Deficiency of any vitamins causes great pathology in the body.

 

Offer many important minerals that have their own particular role in the body.

 

It is rich in anti-oxidants.

 

Good for heart and prevents many heart and vascular diseases.

 

Improves blood cell synthesis due to folic acid and Vitamin B12

 

Minimizes bad cholesterol levels in the body

 

Good for hypertensive as well as diabetic patients.

 

It is rich in fiber content.

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