Sweet Corn (that belong to GRAINS group) is a valuable dietary product, which has many useful properties and curative effects on the human body.
Sweet corn is rich in vitamins E, C, PP and ascorbic acid. Corn has a cleansing effect on the body: it can remove toxins, radio nuclides, to cleanse the body from harmful substances – toxins accumulated in the cells, ears of corn can protect us from cancer, heart disease and aging. Corn growing body helps children gain weight and supplies it with vitamins and trace elements.
Cornmeal (or Corn flour) is also widely popular. It can be used for baking cakes, pancakes, tortillas tortilla. For the manufacture of flour usually use yellow corn, useful properties which are transmitted, respectively, and flour. It consists of lot of minerals – calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, vitamin PP, B vitamins, starch as well.
The composition of corn flour:
On average, corn meal contains:
– 10.3 g% protein,
– 4.9 g% fat,
– 67.3 g% carbohydrates,
– 2.1 g% dietary fiber;
– 292 mg% potassium
– 104 mg% of magnesium,
– 301 mg% phosphorus,
– 46 mg% of calcium
– 4.1 mg% of iron,
– 4 mg% zinc,
– 0.3 mg% manganese,
– 1.03 mg% copper,
– 2.4 mg% cobalt,
– 0, 38 mg% of vitamin B1,
– 014 mg% of vitamin B2,
– 2.10 mg% vitamin E,
– Up to 10 mg% of vitamin E.
Caloric content of corn flour is 330-340 kcal per 100 g of product.
Corn flour is a good remedy for anemia, stimulates biliary excretion and intestinal peristalsis, has she diuretics properties.
Scientists consider that the cornmeal helps to normalize blood circulation, strengthen the cardiovascular system and slow the aging process. It displays the body fat accumulation, and that it contains trace elements of silicon improves the elasticity of blood vessels and strengthen teeth.
Bread, baked from corn flour is the best diet for people suffering from tuberculosis and gastric disorders.
Corn is rich in vitamins B1, B2, PP, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and iron, and trace elements (copper and nickel), which allows us to recommend products from corn to people who have allergies, diabetes, obesity and other forms of metabolic disorders, gastrointestinal pathology tract. Unique oils that are in the corn kernels contain 80% unsaturated fatty acids (linoleic, linolenic, arachidonic), which are among the substances that regulate cholesterol levels. They form a soluble compound with them, preventing its deposition on the walls of blood vessels.
Corn is rich in carbohydrates that help to normalize and stabilize blood sugar levels. They also need to supply the nerve cells, so the corn is very useful for people suffering from diseases of the central nervous system (including epilepsy and polio). Corn is the excellent food for the muscles, so when progressive muscular dystrophy, it is also indispensable.
Corn flour can make a mask Revitalizing face treatment.
Take 2 tablespoons of corn flour, mix it with egg whites, whipped to a foam and poured the mixture on the face with a cotton swab. After 20 minutes remove the mask, a damp cosmetic tissue, wash first with warm water, after this with cold water and applied to the skin of any nutritious oil: hemp, flax, rice, or any other suitable for you a natural vegetable oil.
Cornmeal strengthens the heart and blood vessels, normalizes the secretion of bile and blood circulation, treats anemia, slows down aging, endowed with diuretic properties.