We classify corn into a plant that grows in a year and thus belongs to annual plants. What is important about corn is that it contains very little fat, and on the other hand is very rich in protein, starch and natural sugar. We bring you a lot of reasons why you should be eating as much corn as possible.
Corn contains a source of vitamins and minerals such as B-group vitamins and vitamin C. It also contains folic acid, potassium, phosphorus and magnesium, which are very important for the proper function of our body.
It is very important to know that when cooked or baked in corn, it releases a molecule that has a youthful appearance and works great against harmful free radicals, keeping cells in the body.
You have probably noticed that after consuming corn you seem to have an accelerated metabolism. The reason is that there are many fibers in the corn that cleanse our intestines, making us less susceptible to weight gain and buildup of excess fluid in the body.
It is because of these healthy ingredients that corn lowers high cholesterol while protecting against heart disease and blood vessels.
Due to the high content of minerals and folic acid, cooked corn is recommended in pregnant women, especially in the first trimester, when much folic acid is required to develop the fetus.
In addition to promoting better digestion, corn is also a natural diuretic which means that it can help you lose weight.
If you have problems with inflammation of the ovaries and urinary tract, it is recommended to consume corn silk tea daily to eliminate the disease. It has been proven that by using corn silk tea frequently, there is a high possibility of limescale and sand removal in the kidneys.
To make corn silk tea at home, you need to pour one tablespoon of dried corn silk fiber with a few deciliters of boiling water and cook for a few minutes. Such chilled tea should be drunk one cup a day 3 times in order to gradually clear the scale.
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