cornflakes benefits

These are the benefits of eating corn flakes in morning breakfast

You will surprise to know that a bowl of cornflakes every morning is full of carotenoids. However, it is a type of beta-cryptoxanthin that will help you to cure your lung health.

Corn flakes are a popular breakfast, prepared by toasting corn. Corn flakes with crunchy texture are rich in sugar, iron, vitamins (A, B, C, D, and E). Dietician Rashmi Srivastava explains that they contain thiamine, which is useful for the metabolic rate and energy of the body. Fiber is also rich in these. By adding fruits and dry fruits in them, you can increase the nutritional value of your breakfast even more. Let’s know about their benefits

Corn flakes Benefits

Full of minerals

Corn flakes are not only delicious but also a great source of vitamins, folate, fiber, protein, and carbohydrates. Folate is important for the formation of new cells, thus it benefits greatly during pregnancy. They also reduce the risk of heart diseases and colon cancer.

Useful for eyes

Eating these with fruits increases the amount of fiber in your diet so that you do not have stomach problems. Corn flakes are rich in iron, due to which the blood levels in the body remain. Due to this, your brain remains active and the body works properly. It contains lutein, which is important for eye health.

Heart health

This low-fat food item keeps your stomach full. In this way, eating them reduces the intake of unnecessary and unhealthy food and does not increase your weight. Cholesterol levels remain normal by eating them so that you do not have heart problems.

Rich in protein

As soon as healthy corn flakes are mixed with milk, the amount of protein in it increases. Protein works to increase your immunity. It plays an important role in repairing tissue of the body and producing red blood cells. You can increase its benefits even further by adding honey or almonds to it.

Corn flakes for weight loss

Corn flakes work to keep the lungs healthy. These contain carotenoids, called beta-cryptoxanthin, which help promote lung health and also prevent lung cancer. Corn flakes are also easy to make. If you want to lose weight, include corn flakes in your diet. This reduces the number of calories in your body, which can reduce weight gain easily. Corn flakes with fruits like honey, bananas, strawberries, apples etc. can be a healthy snack for you. Being completely dependent on corn flakes in your diet is also not right. For weight loss, if you want to include it in the diet, then consult the dietician once. Apart from this, only corn flakes should not be enough for children.

These things keep special attention 

Always store them in a cool and dry place. Make sure that its packet is completely closed. – If there is any smell of corn flakes, changes in color or fungi, do not use them at all. – Whenever you buy them, be sure to check the packaging and expiry date. Do not throw away its compartment even while using it at home, because you will not be able to know its expiry date. Eat corn flakes only once a day, because the amount of sugar in it can work to increase your weight.


Corn flakes calories: 357 calories per 100 grams

Serving Size 1 1/2 Cup (42 g)

Amount Per ServingCerealwith 3/4 cup skim milk
Calories150  210
Total Fat0 g0%0 g0%
Saturated Fat0 g0%0 g0%
Trans Fat0 g 0 g 
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g 0 g 
Monounsaturated Fat0 g 0 g 
Cholesterol0 mg0%<5 mg1%
Sodium300 mg13%380 mg17%
Total Carbohydrate36 g13%45 g16%
Dietary Fiber1 g5%1 g5%
Total Sugars4 g 14 g 
Includes 4g Added Sugars4 g8%4 g8%
Protein3 g 9 g 
Vitamin D3 mcg15%5.2 mcg25%
Calcium0 mg0%220 mg15%
Iron12 mg60%12 mg60%
Potassium60 mg0%340 mg6%
Thiamin 30% 35%
Riboflavin 30% 50%
Niacin 30% 35%
Vitamin B6 30% 30%
Folate(115 mcg Folic Acid)200 mcg50%205 mcg50%
Vitamin B12 30% 60%


  1. 1 glass low-fat milk
  2. 1 sliced banana
  3. 1 sliced dates
  4. 1 tablespoon fresh organic honey
  5. 100 gm corn flakes
  6. as needed Any other sliced fruits to taste (optional)


  1. Boil the milk

  2. In a bowl bring together all ingredients including corn flakes and honey.

  3. Pour the milk. Give it a mix.

  4. Healthy corn flakes is ready. Enjoy your healthy and nutritious breakfast. 

Cereals like cornflakes or puffed rice served with low-fat milk – can be part of a healthy breakfast but are low in fibre so not as good a choice as a wholegrain cereal. Adding a piece of fruit will help to balance your breakfast as well as making it more filling to eat.