Health Benefits of Corn flakes And Preparation Process

As it is known that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and it replenishes our body’s energy; what more can be more effective if it is a bowl of highly nutritious corn flakes. Corn flakes are low in fat, and cholesterol, but high in vitamin and mineral content. This readymade cereal has its major ingredients as milled corn, high fructose corn syrup, iron, sugar, and vitamins (A, B, C, D, and E).

Scientific studies have proved that corn flakes have the following benefits:

Packed With Nutrition: Cornf lakes are not only tasty; but an excellent source of vitamins, folate, minerals, dietary fibre, proteins, and also carbohydrates. Folate is very important for the formation of new cells, thus most important during pregnancy. It also prevents heart ailments and colon cancer.

corn flakes

The thiamine content in corn flakes speeds up carbohydrate metabolism, thereby increasing energy production and cerebral functions. Also taken with fruits, corn flakes also add fibre in your diet, thus preventing constipation and related colon diseases. It is also rich in iron content, which maintains healthy blood levels and keeps the brain alert. Some more nutritional value of corn flakes is contributed by its niacin, vitamin A, riboflavin, vitamin B, and vitamin B12 content. Corn has lutein, which is important for eye health.

No Fat And Cholesterol: Low fat foods keep your stomach full, thus reducing the intake of unnecessary unhealthy food. Lack of cholesterol ensures that corn flakes are ideal as day starters for people having heart diseases.

 

Healthy Corn Flakes

Protein Rich Food: As healthy corn flakes are added with milk, it makes your diet protein rich. Protein is essential for growing immunity, regulating enzymes and hormones, repairing body tissues and maintaining the structure of RBC. When corn flakes are mixed with any other component like honey or almonds, the benefits of these additions also get added in your diet.

Maintains Lung Health: Corn has a carotenoid known as beta-cryptoxanthin that promotes the health of lungs and also prevents lung cancer.

Preparation Process:
Preparing corn flakes is probably the easiest of all foods. Most of the food processors like Kellogg provide this food in a ready to eat package. You just need to open the pack, add milk to it and sugar if needed and eat it. Adding fresh fruits like apple, cherry, strawberry, banana or dry fruits like almonds, raisins and nuts are recommended to get the maximum nutritional benefit. The scoop details are mentioned on the pack. You can get cornflakes in diverse flavours like honey, chocolate, strawberry, fruit, crunchy nuts and so on.

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