Today’s health tip: Benefits of Corn

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Corn is mainly composed of carbs and fairly high in fiber.

It also packs a decent amount of low-quality protein.

Whole corn is relatively low in fat, though corn oil a highly refined cooking oil is sometimes processed from corn germ, a side product of corn milling.

A good source of many vitamins and minerals.

Popcorn tends to be higher in minerals, while sweet corn tends to be higher in vitamins.

It provides higher amounts of antioxidants than many other cereal grains. It’s especially rich in eye-healthy carotenoids.

Popcorn is a type of corn that pops when heated. It’s a popular snack food that’s categorized as a whole-grain cereal.

To maximize its benefits, make homemade popcorn without oils or additives.

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