Corn is popular because of delicious to serve for varieties menu. You can find corn at every country worldwide, although corn comes from Peru, Equador, Bolivia and South Mexico. Corn has composition carbohydrate 80 %, protein 10 %, oil 4,5 %, fibrous 3,5 % and mineral 2 %. We can create products from corn, such as corn flour, corn oil, cornflake, corn syrup, popcorn, rice corn and corn soap. Let us see advantage of products from corn.
1. Pop Corn
Pop Corn popular among children, because they eat as light meal. You can create corn as Asian pop corn or Italian popcorn. Asian popcorn popular with spices strong taste, but Italian popcorn popular with oregano, chili powder, parmesan cheese taste. Popcorn good for your health, because shelled corn contain calcium, phosphor, magnesium and fat oil and vitamin A, B, B6, C and K.
According David L. Hoffman from Complementary Medicine America University says that cornflake can improve your immune. Beside contain phosphor, carbohydrate, protein and fate, cornflake also can stimulate energy. You can find cornflake in Super Market with varieties taste.
3. Corn oil
Corn oil is made from shelled corn that process to be oil. The color of corn oil is old yellow and thick. Corn oil has ability to improve HDL (good cholesterol) and help to decrease LDL (bad cholesterol). The LDL standard for human is 150 mg and HDL standard is 50 mg. The corn oil is good for diet, hypertension, and coroner heart sufferer.
4. Corn syrup
The flour corn can be processed into glucose synthesis, and finally to be corn syrup. Baby food, bread, fruit tin and flour milk industry usually use corn syrup, because the calories lower than sugar. Read the rest of this entry »