How many varieties of corn food have you tasted yet? It may be Pop corns, sweet corns or cornflakes. White corn is one of the varieties of sweet corn and is actually considered a grain like rice and wheat. The ears of this corn are tightly wrapped and one ear of a corn contains up to 400 kernels which have a high percentage of milk and sugar. This all time favorite white corn is a tender, milky and super sweet meal.
The National Garden Bureau gives the details of its origin from Mexico. Its botanical name is Zea mays. It is a warm season crop which grows in a sunny location and takes minimum of 14 days to mature. It can be steamed, cooked and frozen for the next day's use. Steamed corn is considered as one of the healthiest foods one can include in regular diet.
White corn is an excellent source of starch, magnesium and essential fatty acids. It gives you all the antioxidant benefits and is easy to digest. It makes a nutritious evening snack which has plenty of fibers, too.
Features & Benefits
This meal has a broad spectrum of other nutrients too. It’s highly enriched in B complex vitamins which include vitamin B1, B5, folic acid and proteins, too. It is good for diabetic patients and helps cure other diseases like cancer, as well.