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Health reasons why you should be careful when ingesting corn

According to healthline Many of us have seen people enjoying roasted or grilled corn now that it is in season, but we haven't made the effort to include it in our own diets. Many of us eat maize throughout the day even though it is not officially a food.

If you want to maintain your health all year long, eating seasonal foods is one option. You should make the most of seasonal harvests as soon as they are harvested.

Healthline states that corn is a great way to get your daily dose of fiber, vitamins, and even a few minerals. Corn is a staple in every culture, and its harvest time is widely appreciated.

It's versatile enough to be a standalone side or added to a wide range of meals, whether boiled or roasted. Some advantages and precautions to taking into account when eating roasted or boiled maize are as follows:

1. Corn is a good source of lutein, a yellow carotenoid pigment that helps prevent cataracts and other eye diseases. The eye contains the pigment lutein. For these reasons, corn is beneficial to eye health.

WebMD reports that in addition to the eye-healthy lutein, the yellow carotenoid in maize, zeaxanthin, is present. It causes a spike in blood sugar, so use caution and moderation if you ingest it. The elderly are at a higher risk of developing diabetes-related problems as a result of this.

2. the fiber in corn is helpful in treating digestive issues like a large intestine rupture because of its ability to bulk up the intestine. Eating corn, especially roasted corn, can aid digestion if you're having difficulties processing your meals.

It's a great way to boost your intestinal health. However, if you are trying to lose weight, you should limit your intake of corn. This can boost calorie consumption, especially for overweight individuals. One recent study found that eating maize could cause weight gain for certain people. Additionally, it's not good for your health to rely just on carbohydrates for energy.

3. it contains plant-based elements that can be used as antioxidants in the human body. Many nutrients, including vitamin C, magnesium, and potassium, could be plentiful here.

However, genetically engineered corn is used in some agricultural areas. It is not planted in the wild where it can potentially harm people, as opposed to how it is produced here. Some local farmers use synthetic fertilizers and pesticides to boost crop production.

Content created and supplied by: Healthday (via Opera News )


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