Blue Corn has antioxidant properties that other blue fruits and vegetables like blueberries, grapes also have. Blue corn is still used for making tortillas in Mexico and blue corn flour is increasingly getting popular but apparently the flour spoils much quicker than yellow/white corn flour. The reason that it is not more commonly available.
Corn is high carbohydrate food and hence overeating them is not a good thing. Corn is gluten free. They can eaten grilled, boiled, roasted and of course the flour can be made into bread. The reason I picked up this corn for this week is because it is beautiful to look at. I am till thinking of what I can make with it.
One thing we have to studiously have in mind is the fact that corn is the basis for most of the junk food and highly processed foods we are marketed to andt the reason for the health crisis we have today. While eating corn as a whole grains is beneficial it is in our best interests to avoid the other processed forms of corn starting form that difficult to avoid - the morning cup of cereal!
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