Key Description :
Corn is a tall annual cereal grass (Zea mays) that is widely grown for its large elongated ears of starchy seeds. The seeds, which are also known as corn, are used as food for humans and livestock and as a source of biofuel and can be processed into a wide range of useful chemicals
Sweet corn boasts a number of vitamins, including:
Pantothenic acid. Also called vitamin B5, this acid is found to some extent in nearly all foods. Thus, deficiency is rare.
Folate. Also known as vitamin B9 or folic acid, folate is an essential nutrient, especially important during pregnancy.
Vitamin B6. B6 is a class of related vitamins, the most common of which is pyridoxine. It serves various functions in your body.
Niacin. Also called vitamin B3, niacin in corn is not well absorbed. Cooking corn with lime can make this nutrient more available for absorption.
Potassium. An essential nutrient, potassium is important for blood pressure control and may improve heart health.
Here are the nutrition facts for 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of boiled yellow corn (1Trusted Source):
Protein: 3.4 grams
Carbs: 21 grams
Sugar: 4.5 grams
Fiber: 2.4 grams
Fat: 1.5 grams
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Store in a cool and dry place