1. A small ear of regular corn, about 3 ounces, has about 22 grams of carbohydrates. 1 cup, or 5.8 ounces, of corn kernels have 30.5 grams of carbohydrates. By comparison, a similar sized serving of baby corn would contain only 8 grams of carbohydrates.
2. Baby corn is an excellent source of B vitamins. Baby corn provides folic acid, thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin. B vitamins contribute to digestion. Folates are also used in the amino acid synthesizing process. Breaking down and synthesizing amino acids is vital to building new cells, such as red blood cells. Folates have also shown to be linked to significantly reduce risk of developing Alzheimer???s. Folates in general are associated with brain function, have been associated with improved memory, and slowed cognitive decline.
3. Corn is rich in antioxidants, which help in keeping the skin younger for longer. Apart from the regular consumption of corn, it can also be applied as Corn Oil which is a rich source of Linoleic acid. Corn starch is also useful to soothe skin irritations and rashes.
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