A phytochemical in cooked Sweet Corn has 16 health benefits

Worldwide, 1,060,247,727 tonnes of corn is produced per year – United States of America and China produce together 58% of World’s total and India ranks 7th with 26,260,000 tonnes of corn produced per year.

United States of America is the largest corn producer in the world with 384,777,890 tonnes production volume per year – Florida is the biggest producer of fresh-market sweet corn in America; its sweet corn crops constitute a $150 million industry.

Sweet corn is a variety of maize grown for human consumption with a high sugar content, the kernels may be taken off the cob and cooked in oil or boiled or steamed – unlike popcorn, they expand to about double the original kernel size; in the Philippines, boiled sweet corn kernels are served hot with margarine and cheese powder as an inexpensive snack sold by street vendors; in Europe and Asia they are often used as a pizza topping or in salads.

Sweet corn is one of the most popular vegetables in the United States. Fresh, canned and frozen sweet corn rank among the top ten vegetables in value and per capita consumption. Frozen cut corn is exceeded only by frozen potato products while frozen corn on the cob is 4th following peas.

I purchased some fresh sweet corn kernels, approx. for the serving size of 2, boiled the sweet corn kernels for approx. 5 minutes to serve the warm sweet corn with butter:

A phytochemical in cooked Sweet Corn has 16 health benefits …

(Ref. en.m.wikipedia.org, sciencedirect.com, news.cornell.edu, ncbi.nlm.nih.gov, ift.org & atlasbig.com)

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masalahealth.in – November 2021

Corn on the cob is a sweet corn cob that has been boiled, steamed, or grilled whole; the kernels are then eaten directly off the cob or cut off. 

Creamed corn is sweet corn served in a milk or cream sauce. Sweet corn can also be eaten as baby corn. Corn soup can be made adding water, butter and flour, with salt and pepper for seasoning.

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