Corn

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Maize, known in some English-speaking countries as corn, is a large grain plant domesticated by indigenous peoples in Mesoamerica in prehistoric times.

Allergy Alert:

Corn/Maize allergy is a type of food allergy. It can be a difficult allergy to manage, particularly in the United States, due to the high number of food products which contain various forms of corn, such as corn starch, modified food starch, vinegar, and vanilla extract, among many others. However, it is an allergy that often goes unrecognized.

Common Uses:

Corn may be eaten whole or ground, and is a staple in Mexican Cuisine.

Nutritional Information:

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g 12%
Saturated fat 1.1 g 5%
Polyunsaturated fat 3.6 g
Monounsaturated fat 2.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 58 mg 2%
Potassium 476 mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 123 g 41%
Protein 16 g 32%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 25%
Vitamin D 0 µg Vitamin B-6 50%
Vitamin B-12 0% Magnesium 52%

Source Wikipedia. (Note: This is not intended to be used, as it was copied and pasted from a Google search)

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