Eating corn can provide several health benefits due to its nutritional composition. Corn is a good source of dietary fiber, which promotes healthy digestion, aids in weight management, and helps regulate blood sugar levels. It is also rich in antioxidants such as lutein and zeaxanthin, which are beneficial for eye health and may reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration.
Additionally, corn contains essential vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, folate, and potassium. These nutrients support immune function, contribute to cell growth and repair, and help maintain optimal heart health. Incorporating corn into a balanced diet can contribute to overall wellness and provide a variety of health benefits.
A lot of people tend to buy canned corn because they like it as a side vegetable, but here’s a couple of recipes that might change your mind about the primary use of corn and help you get some of those health benefits.
Caramelized Onion and Corn Soup
The first recipe is a delicious corn and caramelized onion soup that looks totally delicious and is super easy to make with only a few ingredients.
The second recipe is for an oldie-but-goodie, corn fritters. Corn fritters are criminally underrated. I knew this only when I tried one.
Working in your kitchen is not easy when you don’t have cooking skills, even worse when you don’t have much in your pocket to feed yourself. What you should do is, help yourself by cooking some amazing fritters. Corn fritters are criminally underrated. I knew this only when I tried one.
You should definitely try this at home. Watch the video below and please leave us a Facebook comment to let us know what you thought!
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