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When Going for Corn — Go Blue

When it comes to corn chips, I am game for any color - yellow, white, or blue. Now, I have a valid reason to go blue. New research indicates that blue corn is more nutritious than its white counterpart.

Researchers from south of the Rio Grande have found blue corn to contain 20 percent more protein than white corn. Not only that, but blue corn also contains less starch and a lower glycemic index, meaning the sugar content of blue corn is absorbed by the body more slowly and provides a steady source of energy, with less chance of creating a blood sugar spike.

I often say, eat for color and now I know this approach to food applies to tortillas and chips as well.

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beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
i love this brand of chips - makes salsa and guacamole so much tastier!
girlboy girlboy 9 years
drools
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 9 years
Love me some Red Hot Blues.
ktacce ktacce 9 years
ooh good to know.
gigglesss gigglesss 9 years
ahh i loove those =]]
vegan-musician vegan-musician 9 years
oh, those sesame blue chips are soooo good! i love the sesame flavor combined with the taste of regular tortilla chips. now i'm craving them! :-)
lilv lilv 9 years
but are they yummy??
CamillaCat CamillaCat 9 years
I did not know this, thanks for sharing!
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