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How many calories are in corn?

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A cup, or 77 grams, of cooked, yellow corn contains 74 calories. Corn is a good source of vitamin B6, pantothenic acid, fiber, phosphorous, vitamin B3 and manganese. This food, which is an important part of diets around the world, is also high in antioxidants (phytonutrients).

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Studies show that the high antioxidants (phytonutrients) in yellow corn can reduce of the risk of developing cardiovascular complications. Corn is beneficial to the digestive system because of its high fiber content. The respectable levels of protein and fiber in corn also make it an ideal food for helping to control blood sugar in diabetics.

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