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Road Side Healthy Snack: Corn and Ube (African Pear)

This combo was joined in Mars and exported to earth lol. I am a renowned corn and ube lover and i never fail to get my daily dose of this nutritious street snack.

It’s amazing how lucky we are in Nigeria to be able to get affordable street snacks on the go.

Are you among the whatsapp group of people who enjoy roasted corn and ube? Read on to find the amazing nutrients you’ve been recieving.

It helps strengthen bones and teeth: Ube contains a substantial quantity of calcium and phosphorus. These nutrients are needed to build strong bones and teeth.

It helps keep your skin healthy: It contains a good amount of vitamin c. This helps with fighting off cell damage from free radicals. It has also been reported by some sources to reduce wrinkles on skin.

It helps reduce cholesterol: Due to the presence of soluble fiber in Ube, the small intestines can benefit from the absorption of cholesterol and bile acid.

Corn on the other hand is packed with a good amount of carbohydrates, vitamins, antioxidants, carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin which helps build eye health.

Need any more reason to start or keep snacking on corn and ube?

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