Corn (yellow)

Corn Facts:

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Cup - Cut
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 177 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 14%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 5g
Protein 5g

Vitamin A 9%
Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 0%
Iron 4%
Vitamin E 1%
Vitmain K 1%
Thiamin 24%
Riboflavin 7%
Niacin 13%
Vitamin B6 5%
Folate 19%
Pantothenic Acid 14%
Magnesium 11%
Phosphorus 12%
Potassium 10%
Zinc 7%
Copper 4%
Manganese 13%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

PQ (Protein Quality) x PDCAAS (Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score) - 61

 

 

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Potential Health Benefits

  • digestive system health boost
  • improved blood glucose management
  • anti-cancer properties
  • lower "bad" cholesterol
  • promote weight-loss
  • energy boost
  • antioxidant

 

Potential Athletic Benefits

  • Superior source of complex carbohydrates with slow-to-medium blood glucose release for pre-workout energy.
  • Help protect against post-workout immune system vulnerabilities (when consumed immediately after exercise).
  • Help protect against excessive oxidative stress from prolonged exercise durations.

Glycemic Index Rank

55 out of 100

RankValue
Intermediate Glycemic between 55 and 70

Food Sensitivity Rank

0.8 to 1 ratio

RankValue
Low for Fructose Sensitivity less than 1 (fructose to glucose ratio)

Corn is one of the worlds most richly nutritious and regularly consumed foods. It is mass produced and very affordable to grow. Corn is also a great source of whole grains, dietary fiber, complex carbohydrates, and essential vitamins and minerals. It has also been shown to help control blood glucose levels, help provide anti-cancer protection, and help lower cholesterol.

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thiamin

is an essential dietary vitamin that is found in lettuce, corn, tomatoes, mushrooms, lentils, and more. Its role within the body is to work as a coenzyme necessary for energy production from food. In addition, thiamin assists in DNA and RNA synthesis.
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