Corn – is one of the oldest crops from the American soil that has been cultivated since 5-10 thousand years ago. It was a major food crop for the local population. Corn is truly a symbol of surplus. It contains saponins, which increase intestinal motility and improves digestion system. Also, tannins and bitter glycosides that increase the secretion of gastric glands, pancreas, liver cancer, all of which also enhance and strengthen the digestive process.
Corn has a lot of carbohydrates, fiber, protein, vitamin B, vitamin E, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron and zinc. Corn protein consists of essential amino acids, lysine and tiptofan. It also contains the main antioxidant vitamin E, which helps to prevent atherosclerosis. Including corn in the daily menu will reduce the risk of heart disease, and protects against cancer. Carbohydrates in corn provide energy without creating fatty deposits. There are only 97 calories in 100g of corn.