Let’s get corny!
Here are some reasons other than its great taste and versatility to include corn in your regular diet. Read on.india Updated: Jul 12, 2010 01:27 IST
Good for diabetes:
Corn is an excellent choice for those who have diabetes. It has the right mix of minerals and vitamins that keep the insulin stay in a healthy range.
Vitamin B12 and folic acid present in corn prevent anaemia caused by the deficiency of these vitamins.
Corn helps in converting carbohydrate into energy, hence improves metabolism and prevents constipation.
The high amount of fibre present in corn helps lower cholesterol levels and also reduces the risk of colon cancer. Yellow corn can also lower the risk of age-related vision loss.
Corn has been found to be helpful in treating kidney problems, including renal dysfunction.
First Published: Jul 11, 2010 17:57 IST