In most of the places, corn is considered to be the staple food for many. It is widely grown during the summer months. Most of the Bengalis love munching sweet corn as it has significant health benefits and is appetizing too. Let us talk about a few common nutritional benefits of corn:
1. Corns are good sources of Ferulic acid and phenolic flavonoid antioxidants. This delays the ageing process. It also prevents inflammation in our body.
2. Corns prevent cancer. It is not possible for corns to cure cancer but it can definitely be an aid to prevent the same.
3. Sweet corn is added to salads to make it a yummier one. It is a gluten free cereal and can easily be consumed by people who are badly suffering from celiac diseases.
4. Corns are best used for controlling blood sugar levels. As the corns are high in starch content, it provides energy to the body.
Are you suffering from any ocular problems? You should have tried corn beforehand. It actually reduces the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration.