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Sweetcorn

Sweet corn is a type of maize, which was first cultivated in North and South America. Corn had enormous significance to the native Indians, being their most important food and was even used for shelters, fences and as jewellery.

  • Naturally high in fibre
  • A high protein food as 21% of its calories come from protein
  • A source of potassium
  • A source of phosphorus
  • A source of vitamin B1

 

Nutritional Information

 

Nutrient   Raw Corn on the Cob Cooked Corn on the Cob Cooked Corn Kernels
Energy kJ 229 280 470
  Kcal 54 66 111
Protein g 2 2.5 4.2
Carbohydrate g 9.9 11.6 19.6
Fat g 1 1.4 2.3

 

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