Eating corn often prevents indigestion
Corn is the favorite vegetable of many people.
In fact, corn cannot be regarded as a vegetable because it contains a lot of starch and is therefore higher than ordinary vegetables. Therefore, corn is classified as a staple food in nutrition.
Chinese medicine believes that corn-like flat taste sweet, appetizing, spleen, dehumidification, diuretic and other effects, attending diarrhea, indigestion, edema and so on.
According to nutritional analysis, corn contains sugars, proteins, carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, zinc and so on.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease caused by aging eyes, which can cause vision loss in severe cases.
Many epidemiological studies have found that lutein and zeaxanthin can prevent the occurrence of macular sex in the elderly.
According to a 1994 study conducted by Harvard Medical School and many research centers in the United States, overlapping larger amounts of lutein and zeaxanthin can reduce the risk of macular fractures in the elderly by 43%.
Corn contains lutein and zeaxanthin, especially a lot of it, so corn can be said to be an excellent supplementary food to fight eye aging.
The carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin contained in corn are fat-soluble vitamins. Cooking with oil can help absorption, so it can better exert its health effects.
From the perspective of anti-free radicals, a study by Cornell University in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry showed that at 115 degrees Celsius, sweet corn was heated for 10 minutes, 25 minutes, and 50 minutes later.The activity was sequentially increased by 22%, 44% and 53%.
Canned corn on the market can provide different cooking uses, but corn is susceptible to moisture and mold and prone to aflatoxin, so it should be stored in a cool and dry place when stored.