Corn Facts You Didn’t Know About

1. Corn grows in warm weather and usually ripens in late summer. Stems can grow between 3 feet and 20 feet high, depending on the variety. At one point, there were thousands of varieties of corn in the production, but these figures melted to less than a hundred, predictable varieties with large fleshy nuts. Corn grows in ears, dense clusters of nuts around the central core or cob, which is covered with leafy flakes.

2. Corn has been bred so that the reproduction is difficult without human intervention, through its shell. It is believed that when it was discovered” by Columbus to America, there was no maize aboard the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria. Also, before 1492 no one lives in Europe ate tortillas, corn bread and corn pudding. They do not even have knowledge of the existence of corn.

3. Whenever you want to make a party, hot, fresh corn on the cob is almost an integral part of any summer party. It is also worthy part of any healthy menu. Our food ranking system qualified corn as a good source of many nutrients, including vitamin B1, vitamin B5, dietary fiber, vitamin C, phosphorus and manganese.

4. Corn is rich in fiber so; it is good for heart. Foliate which can be known as the B-vitamins which are necessary for preventing birth defects and reduces homocysteine, an amino acid which is an important intermediate in the metabolic process called methylation cycle.

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