This delicious food staple is a valuable source of B vitamins including B1, which aids carbohydrate metabolism, while B5 and thiamine optimize one’s mental functions. It is rich in minerals, such as phosphorus needed to strengthen teeth and bones as well as magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, manganese, iron, copper and selenium. The high fiber content in corn promotes smooth and healthy digestive functioning while fully satisfying hunger and reducing the risk of colon cancer. In addition to its numerous health benefits, corn is also a beauty aid
. A daily dose of the powerful antioxidants in its kernels will strengthen the hair follicles and keep the skin smooth and healthy. Cornmeal is a well-known means of gently exfoliating and activating the skin
Both cornmeal and cornstarch are effective ingredients in home remedies for acne and problem skin as well as in dry shampoo recipes. Corn meal has been reliably used to inhibit and eliminate the growth of foot fungus, should you have the misfortunate to end up with shoeful. Corn silk, also known as Zea mays or Mother’s Hair are the soft threads within the husks, which are harvested for their medicinal properties. Maize silk tea is an effective tool in weight reduction and detoxification. It is a soothing diuretic for the relief of water retention, without lower the potassium level in the body. It’s good for you from the top of your head to the tip of your toes! Whether boiled – and really with all the positive benefits, you can have the butter! – or roasted as they do in the West Indies, or in a salsa, be sure to indulge your eyes, appetite and culinary imagination and celebrate the bounty of the season and of this marvelous plant. Finally start reaping the benefits of superior skin care today and stop wondering if you can have beautiful skin. Call for your appointments NOW at 212.949.2350 and if you are a first time client GET $50 off
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