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Some Facts about Corn

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Corn is a grain rich in fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Corn comes in many colours- red, orange, purple, blue, white and even black.  The kernels are consumed as they contain most of the nutrients. Some health benefits of corn are: 1.    Prevents Anaemia- corn increases the production of red blood cells as they contain Vitamin B12, folic acid and iron. 2.    Enhanced energy- it contains complex carbohydrates which are digested slowly providing energy for a longer time. 3.    Increases weight- for underweight people, corn is the healthy and effective way to increase weight without any side effect as in fast food. 4.    Cholesterol and sugar- it lowers cholesterol absorption, increases blood flow and regulates insulin which makes it suitable for people with diabetes even when it has sugar content. 5.    Pregnancy- folic acids prevents any birth defects and muscular degeneration, and fibre content helps in constipation. 6.    Healthy skin-