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Calories in Corn on the Cob
Per Serving

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Caloric Values, Single Serving

The amount of caloric values contained within the coblet is going to depend greatly on the size of the cob:

One large ear of corn on the cob contains about 122 calories.

Health & Nutrition Notes for Corn on the Cob

One of the main reasons why we see so many of the types of foods offered at fast food restaurants is because the government subsidizes growers for growing certain crops - and corn, wheat and other grains are at the top of the list.

What would be the result of subsidizing vegetables? Fruits? No doubt - a much healthier world.

Corn is often considered as a vegetable too excessive in caloric values to include on a weight loss plan. But as we can see by our data within this page - it's actually quite nominal.

It is a rich source for potassium at almost 500 milligrams per cup of shelled kernels and provide almost 5 grams of dietary fiber.

Nutrition Information for Corn on the Cob

Vitamins, Minerals


1 Cup of Kernels, 165 grams

1 Ear, 125 grams

Energy Values kcal 162 122
Protein g 5.41 4.10
Total lipid (fat) g 1.29 0.98
Carbohydrate, by difference g 38.78 29.38
Fiber, total dietary g 4.6 3.5
Calcium, Ca mg 7 5
Iron, Fe mg 1.12 0.85
Magnesium, Mg mg 53 40
Phosphorus, P mg 144 109
Potassium, K mg 485 368
Sodium, Na mg 8 6
Zinc, Zn mg 1.15 0.88
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 11.9 9.0



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