Corn grits, Calories, benefits and harms, Useful properties

Corn grits – more
one type of cereal used in cooking. By nutritional value
and its culinary properties are lower than other types of cereals. Protein
corn grits are defective and poorly digested. Groats
this does not cause excess weight and is recommended for the elderly
people and persons leading a sedentary lifestyle.

Porridge from corn grits turns out tough, with a specific
taste. The cereal is brewed for about an hour, increasing in volume
3-4 times.

Others are also made from corn.
products: corn flakes and popcorn. These products are enjoyable
tastes better and is more digestible than corn grits. They are good for
dressing soups. They can be served with milk, tea and other beverages.
And, most importantly, they do not require additional processing before use.

Calorie content of corn grits

Corn grits are characterized by a high protein content
and carbohydrates, its calorie content is 328 kcal per 100 g of product. T 100
g of corn porridge contains 337 kcal. Excessive use of this
product can lead to obesity.

Nutritional value per 100 grams:

Proteins, g Fats, g Carbohydrates, g Ash, g Water, g Caloric value, kcal 8,3 1,2 71 0,7 14 328

Useful properties of corn grits

Corn grits are a valuable nutritious product. In it
contains up to 75% carbohydrates, vitamins B1,
carotene, provitamin A, therefore it is especially recommended
older people and those who lead a sedentary lifestyle.

Corn grits are easily digestible products.
Corn is a low-calorie porridge that is capable of removing
fat from the body. Corn porridge is the best for removing
pesticides from the body.

Corn grits contain many trace elements, especially
silicon, which has a positive effect on teeth. Corn
low in calories, removes fats from the body. In those countries
where corn grits are common, for example
hominy in Moldova and Romania, people are less sick with cardiovascular

The culinary recipe for making corn porridge is very
simple – milk boils, sugar is put in it
and salt, groats are poured (for 300 g of milk, cereals need
about 4 heaped tablespoons), simmer
fire, with stirring, 5-6 minutes, then covered
lid and after 15 minutes – the porridge is ready.

Very tasty corn porridge is obtained with pumpkin.

Corn porridge has the ability to suppress putrefactive
processes in the intestine due to the content of food in it

Dangerous properties of corn grits

Corn grits, like corn, are contraindicated during an exacerbation
stomach and duodenum, as well as in the case of individual

In addition, doctors do not recommend eating corn for people with
low body weight, as this product has a direct effect
on appetite, reducing it.

To make your corn porridge even healthier, you can cook it with pumpkin! See the recipe in the video.

See also the properties of other cereals:

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