Servings and nutritional value
1 medium sized corn (103 g), boiled = 1 vegetable portion
||% Daily requirement*
|Energy: 100 calories
|Fibre: 3 g
|Vitamin B1: 0.096 mg
|Vitamin C: 5.7 mg
|Folic acid: 24 μg
Did you know?
- Corn contains a pair of antioxidants called lutein and zeaxanthin, which may help fight heart disease and cancer, and help prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the main cause of blindness in the elderly.
- Vitamine B1 helps make efficient use of carbohydrates – the body’s primary source of energy.
- Serve cooked ears of corn with herb butter (made from basil, parsley or rosemary).
* Based on Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)
Source: Health Canada – Canadian Nutrient File (CNF)
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