Corn and nutritional information.

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Corn is a whole grain. The types that most people like to eat are sweet corn, popcorn, and waxy or wheat. By boiling and eating. Use for cooking or making desserts. But besides the sweet and delicious taste Corn also contains essential nutrients for the body as follows:

  • Carbohydrates  : Corn is a main component of carbohydrates, like other grains. One ear of boiled weighing approximately 100 grams contains 21 grams of starch and 4.5 grams of sugar. Just half an ear of corn provides carbohydrates equivalent to 1 ladle of steamed rice. Doctors therefore It is not recommended to eat and steamed rice in the same meal. In order to prevent the body from receiving more energy than necessaryUFABET 
  • Dietary fiber: Corn is high in dietary fiber. One ear of boiled sweet corn has approximately 2.4 grams of dietary fiber, while a bag of popcorn that weighs approximately 112 grams has approximately 16 grams of dietary fiber, which is 42 percent of the amount a man needs per day and 64 percent. of the amount that a woman’s body needs/day
  • Vitamins and Minerals Each type contains different vitamins and minerals. The sweet is rich in vitamin B. Which has properties that help the body efficiently use nutrients such as fat, carbohydrates, and protein. It also has vitamin A that helps nourish eyesight and enhance vision. Popcorn is an important food source of many minerals. Such as phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, zinc, and copper. But commercial popcorn often contains oil, butter, salt, or sugar as ingredients. If you eat too much, it can cause health problems.