Corn is a unique phytonutrient-rich food that provides us with well-documented antioxidant benefits. In terms of conventional antioxidant nutrients, corn is a good source of vitamin C as well as the mineral manganese. A one-cup serving of corn supplies fifteen percent of the daily recommended amount of pantothenic acid.
This energy enhancing B vitamin, used by the mitochondria to transform more complex carbohydrates into glucose.
Consuming one cup of corn daily strengthens hair follicles with potent antioxidants like vitamin C and lycopene; enabling our bodies to neutralize the UV generated free radicals than can weaken hair. Moreover, these compounds also increase production of collagen. Collagen assists in maintaining smooth skin and hair.
Contains: Fibre, Vitamin C, Vitamin B3, Manganese, Vitamin B5
Best Eaten: As a side dish, added to salads, On a cob, in sandwiches or added to Soup.