In addition to being delicious, yellow corn is packed full with nutrients and high-quality calories! Just one cup of corn has nearly 20 percent of the recommended daily value of fiber, in addition to iron and antioxidants.
Corn is helpful in:
- Reducing risks of colon cancer
- Combating anemia
- Preventing Alzheimer’s disease
- Improving heart health
- Maintaining healthy blood sugar levels
- Preventing hypertension
This whole food makes a great side dish or ingredient in soups, casseroles, salsas, or salads.
Featured Meal: Southwest Grilled Chicken and Wild Rice Blend Grain Bowl
Corn is just one of the stars of this zesty grain bowls! The Southwest Grilled Chicken and Wild Rice Blend grain bowl is made with warm wild rice blend, antibiotic-free chicken, chopped romaine, avocado, jalapeños, tortilla strips, tomatoes, black beans, scallions, corn, shredded white cheddar and lime cilantro jalapeño vinaigrette dressing!