How to distinguish feed corn


It is known that forage corn is a direct descendant of wild corn. Later on on its basis food was deduced. Due to the fact that feed corn is less fertile and gives a good yield in temperate climate and soil fertilization, it is much lower at the price. Food requires a special temperature regime and care. The temperature most suitable for her during the day is 20-27 degrees, and at night is 14.


Unlike food corn, which has thick and short cobs with large, plump grains of light yellow, the foraging grows in length, and the color of its grains is saturated with bright colors of yellow and orange hue. In addition, grains of feed corn are tough and tasteless, and grains of food even raw are soft and sweet.


As for the benefit to the human body, feed corn is not harmful, but also the pleasure of eating it you will receive little from – for the complete lack of taste. It is prepared for 2-3 hours, 100 grams of cooked corn contains 120 calories. Food corn, on the contrary, is very sweet. She prepares for 10-30 minutes. 100 grams of cooked corn contains 180 calories. In addition, its composition includes a huge amount of proteins necessary to maintain the health of the human body.


Food corn is grown exclusively for people, for the purpose of cooking various dishes. This is the kind of corn subsequently sold in grocery stores in tin cans. The forage is quite suitable for human nutrition, but it is usually raised to feed cattle.


On the basis of the above, it is possible to make a small list of the hallmarks of feed corn:
– oblong cob
– bright yellow, $ orange grains
– because of the hardness of the grains is long brewed;
– tasteless.

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