Corn plays an important role in preventing cancer. It’s important to note that just eating a little corn doesn’t mean malignant tumors won’t come to you. In fact, if you have a large waistline, the incidence of malignant tumours will increase. If you increase this waistline by an inch (2.54 centimeters), the risk of cancer can be doubled.
So although corn has a role, but if you do not control their own, then there will be no anti-cancer effect.
The main benefit of corn is rich in dietary fiber, but also rich in unsaturated fatty acids, which is a human essential fatty acids.
Another point is that corn is rich in minerals, are essential to the human body, such as magnesium, phosphorus. In addition, corn also contains zeaxanthin, with a good antioxidant effect.
Corn as a whole works best
Eating corn is also dainty, when people eat corn must pay attention to eat “integrity”.
The word “intact” here means to eat all the radicle and germ of the corn. Because vitamin E, unsaturated fatty acids and a variety of beneficial elements are concentrated in the radicle and germ.
One more thing to be aware of when eating corn: for older people, especially those with weak stomach function, one corn a day is enough.
If an elderly person eats 4 corn in a day, so a lot of dietary fiber can cause gastric bilge, gastric acid very likely.
Corn juice loses vitamins
So does corn juice have the same effect? In fact, eating whole corn is more beneficial than drinking corn juice.
First of all, eating corn can exercise the chewing muscles, and promote the coordinated movement of muscles. Secondly, eating corn intact can retain the dietary fiber, and the juice, which is easy to break the dietary fiber and water-soluble vitamins.
But for some elderly people with bad mouths or toothache, corn juice is also a good choice.
Nutrition difference between Corn porridge and Corn.
In addition, many people like to use corn kernels to cook porridge. Some people may worry that dry corn kernels are not as nutritious as fresh corn, but in fact, dry corn kernels and fresh corn are not very different in nutrition.
Corn not only can be cooked or made porridge to eat, but also with vegetables or porridge, a corn a day on it.
But also be aware, eat a corn to reduce the staple food of 25 grams.
Possible effects of corn whiskers.
For the Chinese and Native Americans, corn whiskers have traditionally been used to treat many diseases, and in other parts of the world, such as Turkey, the United States, and France, they have also been used as traditional medicines.
Animal studies have shown that cornwhisker extract can significantly reduce hyperglycemia in diabetic mice, and that the extract does not slow hyperglycemia by increasing liver sugar or inhibiting sugar birth.Instead, it boosts insulin production by restoring damaged beta cells, ultimately slowing down hyperglycemia.
Polyphenols and flavonoids in the composition–such as phenolic acids, flavanols, kaempferol, kaempferol and so on have the ability to scavenge free radicals.
Corn whiskers relax the bladder and ureter, reduce irritation, and increase urination.
Mouse experiments confirmed that the polysaccharide in corn whiskers may have the function of stimulating and enhancing autonomic nervous activity.
The ethanol extract of corn whiskers can be used as a receptor antagonist of tumor necrosis factor- α (TNF) to achieve anti-inflammatory effect.