Health benefits of corn
Nothing beats the first crunchy bite of freshly picked sweet corn (Zea mays), one of simplest, purest pleasures on a warm summer’s evening. This tender and delicious summer veggie has a set of health beneficial nutrients when is unprocessed, organic, non-GMO and is absolutely guilt-free. Corn is a rich source of flavonoids, antioxidants especially lutein and zeaxanthin, protein, starch, fiber and provides the necessary calories for healthy, daily metabolism.
When eaten in an unprocessed and properly prepared, non-GMO corn is going to help you with: diabetes, hypertension, emorrhoids, colorectal cancer, diarrhea, anemia, cholesterol, immune system, eye health and digestive health.
Corn controls blood sugar
According to studies, eating corn kernels is effective way to reduce signs of diabetes and to control blood sugar in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Corn kernels are also classified as a low-GI food and have phenolic phytochemicals that regulates the absorption and release of insulin.
Corn is good for digestive problems including hemorrhoids
Corn is rich source of dietary fiber, an indigestible portion of food that helps with digestive problems such as constipation, bowel movements, loose stools, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids and colon cancer. Also, dietary fibers from corn kernels are responsible for development of healthy bacteria in the large intestine.
Corn is beneficial for pregnant women
Pregnant women are often very cautious in selecting what to eat. Corn kernels are absolutely safe to eat during pregnancy and particularly beneficial for pregnant women because extra nutrients and minerals are needed for healthy pregnancy.
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