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Is corn good for eyesight?

Is corn beneficial to our eyesight? If so, what benefits can we get from eating corn?
10/22/2012
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  • Alexia charles

    Yes, corn is good for eye health. corn is a mine of complex carbohydrates vitamin C and fiber and lutein which are good to our healthy. Since they contains vitamin C and lutein which can help protect eyes from UV rays and slow down the processes of age related vision problems and well as cataracts etc. So, corn is a good food for us.
    10/22/2012
  • Makayla raphael

    Yes, eating corn is beneficial to our eyes. The biggest contribution of corn to human is to make the corn dyed into golden pigment lutein and zeaxanthin. Although they are not nutrients, their function is better than nutrients. As a powerful antioxidant, it can protect eyes where is the photosensitive area called macular. In addition, it can prevent senile macular degeneration and prevent the cataracts from happening. Thus, eating corn is to some degree help the vision. Besides the corn, you could also eat more carrots, tomatoes, milk, meat and so on which contain a lot of vitamin C to moisture your eyes.
    10/24/2012
  • Mackenzie rose

    Yes, corn is beneficial to our eyesight. Corn is a kind of coarse grain. Corn contains protein, fat, carbohydrate, calcium, phosphorus, ferrum, carotene, vitamin B1, vitamin B2 and so on. Moreover, there is a number of vitamin A and vitamin E in corn. As vitamin A is good for eyesight, so corns do benefit to your eyesight. Also corns can decline serum cholesterol and prevent hypertension, coronary disease and myocardial infarction from happening. In addition, as a kind of coarse grain, corn contains a lot of cellulose which accelerates the pace of gastric peristalsis and discharge the noxious substance more quickly. I advise you that when you have porridge with corns, you can try to put some soda ash or soda in it because it can be easier for us to absorb the nutrition of corn.
    10/24/2012
  • Cassidy

    Well, according to some authoritative information and research, it would do good to our eyes if we have a regular diet including corn and some other vegetable which contain lutein. Since lutein would protect and improve our vision in the long run, thus greatly reduces the risk of being nearsighted and some eyes related disorders. So, just get some corns now.
    10/27/2012
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