This food first appear in Peru and all over its coast and called peruvian purple corn which grows on mountains 10,000 to 15,000 above sea level. Purple corn juice is extracted from the purple colored grains, husks, and cobs of the Peruvian corn.
The husks and cobs of our purple corn contribute 80 percent of the nutrition present in the juice, particularly anthocyanin.
Purple corn is rich in a wide array of phytonutrients that include huge amounts of anthocyanin, a type of flavonoid that produces purple, blue or red colors. Anthocyanin protects crops from UV rays and it has anti-inflammatory properties.
Health benefits Of Purple Corn
Lot of experts from around the world say that natural crops colored deep purple have tremendous amounts of antioxidants, anthocyanin specifically. And anthocyanin is one powerful antioxidant the nutrition world has ever met. The more purple color, the more powerful the food. Thus, purple corn is the most powerful food on the planet.
Its anthocyanin can help strengthen our glandular system which affects the pancreas and how it normally secretes natural insulin. It also tones down obesity by keeping fat storage at normal levels, helping your body keep only the healthy proportion of fats. Less fats and normal body weight equals reduced chances of increased blood sugar levels.
This food is rich with antioxidant content, it is a powerful protection and remedy against cancer. It can help halt tumor and cancer growth and kill cancer cells because of its combined anthocyanin, and Vitamins C and E contents. Here in Manila, it’s been instrumental to the cure of colon cancer.
Anthocyanin can help give off electrons to free radicals that lack them, neutralizing and making them harmless in the process. The more anthocyanins, the better the disarming of free radicals that destroy cells and the immune system.
Researchers at Tokai Gakuen University in Nagoya, Japan confirmed the anti-inflammatory response of C3G, a benefit belived to be inherent in anthocyanins.
High blood pressure can lead to kidney damage, heart disease, memory loss, vision loss and stroke, according to the American Heart Association. The 2007 issue of the “Journal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology” reports that purple corn anthocyanins lowered blood pressure and heart rate in hypertensive rats.
Because this food gives collagen health and has super Vitamin E, it definitely delays aging. Most importantly, it gives you energy and vigor to enjoy an active life. Many who take this health drink attest to its tremendous energizing and invigorating benefits. In many studies, anthocyanin has been found to be quite effective for collagen health, aside from helping your body reproduce new and healthier cells–among amazing purple corn health benefits.
Inhibits diabetic kidney damage
Not only decreased adhesions of cells within the kidneys but also reduced inflammation, which plays a contributory role in the onset and progression of the disease. These positive findings led scientists to conclude that PCA supplementation might be an important means of preventing kidney damage associated with type 2 diabetes.
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