Corn is a staple food in many parts of the world. Although a huge portion of the population consumes it, there are many people who aren’t aware of its health benefits. Here are some facts that may benefit you in the long run.
The high fiber content of corn absorbs water and makes the movement of food in the intestine a lot more easier’ thus preventing constipation and Flatulence.
Corn is a rich source of Vitamin A which is essential for the vision and help prevent Nightblindness and macular degeneration.
The abundance of antioxidants in corn fights inflammation which is a precursor for many precancerous conditions.
Reduces Acid Reflux /Heartburn
In the era of blooming fast food chains, acid reflux or heartburn isn’t unknown to anyone. The 29% dietry fibre acts as a medium for stomach acid to act upon thus preventing us suffering from the infamous horrors of it. Nobody can enjoy a Good Night’s sleep while being agonized by it. And if someone doesn’t know, prolonged acid reflux can give rise to GERD ( Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease) which may end up in a precancerous conditon called Barret’s Esophagus.
As a high source of iron, corn lays an important role in preventing Anemia.
Food source in Gluten sensitivity
For people with Gluten sensitivity such as in Celiac disease, corn provides an important source of Nutrition and nourishment.