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Is sweet corn nutritious?

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Sweet corn is rich in vitamins and minerals. The yellow color of sweet corn indicates that it contains vitamin A and lutein. One cup of cooked sweet corn contains 2.54 grams of protein.

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Is sweet corn nutritious?
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There are 1.8 grams of fiber, 19 milligrams of magnesium and 162 milligrams of potassium in a one-cup serving of cooked corn. Magnesium assists the body in sleeping soundly and relaxes the nervous system due to its serotonin content, while potassium reduces the risk of blood clots and helps regulate blood sugar. When selecting fresh sweet corn, it should be in the husk. The husk should be bright green and very close to the cob.

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