National Corn on the Cob Day
Did you know that today is National Corn on the Cob day? Corn can sometimes get a bad rep as a starchy vegetable, but it actually has some nutritional value and can be a beneficial addition to your diet! Corn on the cob provides fiber, a little bit of plant based protein, copper, zinc, potassium and vitamin B6. Due to it’s high fiber content, it’s a great option to help keep you feeling fuller longer, reduce LDL cholesterol and prevent diverticular disease. It also contains lutein and zeaxanthin that can benefit your eye health!
There’s a lot of different ways that you can incorporate corn into meals. Fresh corn on the cob can be grilled as a whole, or shaved and tossed into salads or bowls. Need some inspiration? Check out some old blogs we’ve done using corn: