Foodvit Cornflour Powder 100g
Corn flour is a flour powder made of finely ground cornmeal but not to be confused with cornstarch. Corn flour is white and yellow and usually used for breading and also combined with other flours in baked goods. This flour is derived from whole kernel. Corn flour could be blended with wheat flour to lower gluten for cookies, cakes, crackers and pastries. Corn flour is used as binder, filler and thickener in pastry, cookie and meat industries.
- Great source of antioxidants: Corn has high level of antioxidants that assist to prevent diseases. An unprocessed corn has high level of polyphenols in comparison to similar processed grains also called cereal grains. The foods rich in these compounds help to fight free radical damage caused by processed foods, exposure to toxins and sun.
- Supports digestive health: Corn comprises of cellulose, amylose, hemicellulose and lignin which are called insoluble fibres. The balances between insoluble and soluble fibres assist proper digestion. Insoluble fibres found in corn have the ability to ferment in colon and assist diverse microbiome.
- Gluten free: Corn flour is gluten free and is a great alternative to wheat flour. It is used for thickening gravies and makes baked goods, tortillas without using inflammatory gluten. Inflammation is the main cause for most of the diseases so eliminating inflammation causing foods from diet assist in preventing diseases and also improves the quality of life.
Rich in fibre: One cup of cornflour offers third of regular fibre goals and also provides the essential protein that is required daily so the dishes prepared from it fulfils these requirements. It is a good option for vegan because for them protein to be found in diet would be challenging.