Corn maybe is the oldest food on the planet consumed by several ancient civilizations, in fact its seed remains were found in the tombs of the Inca civilization in Peru, and cobs old at least 4,000 years were found in Arizona as well. This staple food offers many beneficial properties, however in this article we shall focus on corn juice and its myriad of medical features that are extremely beneficial for your health.
Amazingly Potent Health Benefits of Corn Juice
It is abundant in vitamins A, B and C, fatty acids, magnesium, phosphorus, carbohydrates, and folic acid. Furthermore, it is high in lutein, which is a substance that supports the heart health and prevents muscle degeneration.
Here below are the most impressive benefits of corn juice:
- Kills bad cholesterol – LDL
- Protects the heart health
- Rich content of potent antioxidants
- Enhances the quality of bones and teeth
- Stimulates the central nervous system
- Powerful anti-aging remedy
Corn juice is a traditional drink in countries of Latin America and Mexico, which provides the body with great energy levels and antioxidant properties.
Recipe for Corn Juice
- 2 cocoa candies
- 2 tbsp. of cornmeal dough
- 3 tbsp. of brown sugar
- ½ tsp. anise seeds
- ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1 cup of skim milk
- a cup of water
Method of Preparation:
Use a casserole and place in it the corn flour, sugar, cinnamon, cocoa and anise. Mix them well and then include half a cup of water and stir till you form a paste. Next, add the remaining water and milk to the mixture, and once again stir well. Place it on a low heat and when it reaches the boiling point leave it to for 5 minutes. If it is necessary add more sugar.
Use: For optimal results, consume this amazing drink in the morning.
Panama’s Alternative Recipe for Corn Juice
- ½ cup shelled organic yellow corn
- 1 cup of evaporated and skim milk
- 5 tbsp. of sugar
- 4 cups water
- ½ ground nutmeg
- 1 tsp. of vanilla extract
- a sprig of cinnamon
Method of Preparation:
Use a bowl and place in it the corn with a cup of water, and mix them well. Store the mixture in the fridge, leaving it to stand during the night. In the morning, take out the bowl from the fridge and add the remaining water and cinnamon.
Transfer the mixture in a pot and place it on heat bringing it to boil. When it reaches the boiling point, lower the heat and boil till the corn is soft. Have in mind that the cover of the pot should stay semi-uncovered. In the end, add the rest of the ingredients and leave it to boil for additional 5 minutes. Turn off the heat, and leave the mixture to cool off in the fridge for around 4 hours.
Use: For best outcome, drink this powerful beverage 3 times a day along with some vanilla and nutmeg at your own desire.
No matter which beverage you will choose, each one of them will offer incredible benefits for your health thereby eliminating many illnesses.
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