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Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

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Sweet corn is available fresh, frozen and canned for good nutrition and convenience. If selecting fresh, choose ears with green husks, fresh silks and tight rows of kernels. 

Nutrient Content Claims
Low in fat, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Sodium free 

Health Claims 

Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Sweet corn is low in fat. 

Sodium & Hypertension:

  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Sweet corn is sodium free. 
  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Sweet corn is sodium free. 
  • Sweet corn, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. 

Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Sweet corn contains no saturated fat or cholesterol. 

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Refrigerate corn with husks on for use as soon as possible or within 1-2 days.

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Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Corn 

Visit FruitsandVeggies.org for sweet corn recipes!   

SAVOR

Presence in Ethnic Cuisines  
South East Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos) / Cuban, Puerto / Rican / Latino / Mexican

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Social Media Posts 

Grab some freeze-dried sweet corn and add to your traditional recipes. @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant 

#DYK the average ear of corn has 800 kernels, arranged in 16 rows? There is one piece of silk for each kernel. @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant 

Bring them home for the holidays with this hearty and delicious Apple Corn Chili: http://ow.ly/r60Ak @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant 

Take corn to another level! Enjoy this Corn on the Cob w/Chili Lime Butter: http://ow.ly/mRpGk @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant 

Enjoying more fruits and vegetables, inclusive of fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice, is a delicious way 
to enjoy a happy, healthy and active lifestyle. 
@fruitsandveggies #haveaplant 

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