Facts: A variety of corn with a high sugar content. Picked when still immature and eaten as a vegetable instead of a grain. 50% of Iowa farmland is used for growing corn.
Serving Size = 1/2 CUP
Selection: Choose ears with green husks, fresh silks and tight rows of kernels.
Nutrition Benefits: Low fat; saturated fat free; sodium free; cholesterol free; good source of vitamin C.
Pigments: lutein, zeaxanthin
Phytochemicals: eugenol, ferulic acid, isoquercitrin
ORAC Score: 402