Blue Corn – is it better for you?

Also known as Hopi maize, this type of corn is used in traditional Southern and Central Mexican cooking. Known for its earthy, sweet flavour blue corn has many more perks than just it’s brilliant blue colour!

  1. It is full of antioxidants!

Antioxidants help cells repair and maintain themselves. Anthocyanins are the natural plant pigments that give blue corn it’s colour. These are part of a large and diverse class of antioxidants found in plants called flavonoids.

  1. Lower in Carbohydrates!

Approximately 30 grams of blue corn chips contains about 15 grams of carbohydrates in comparison to yellow corn that has around 19 grams. This means they have a lower glycemic index keeping you fuller for longer and without the sudden spike in energy.

  1. Packs in more fibre!

Blue corn contains three times more fibre than their yellow counterparts.

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