Sweet Corn

 

Put a smile on your face with a sweet, crunchy bit of sweet corn. Sweet corn has niacin (vitamin B3), a fatigue fighting nutrient to keep you feeling fresher for longer.

What nutrients in sweet corn boosts mood?
  • Fibre
  • Niacin (vitamin B3)
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Prep

Top Tip: Once the corn has been husked, pop it in the fridge to keep it fresh.

Prep
  • Toss
  • Boil
  • Roast
  • BBQ

Top Tip: BBQ a sweet corn for a healthy bite.

When Are They In Season?

Sweet corn is available all year-round.

 

How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

Half a cup or 1 small cob of corn (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

Did you know?

Popcorn is made by heating dried corn kernels. The moisture in the kernels heats up, turns to a gas and causes the kernel to explode!

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for ½ ear boiled (75g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

Half a cup or 1 small cob of corn (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

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