Yellow corn has 85 calories per ear or 96 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates, protein and fat.
76% of calories in yellow corn are from carbohydrates, 12% of calories are from protein and 12% of calories are from fat.
The majority, or 76% of the calories in cooked yellow corn are from carbohydrates.
The carbs in yellow corn are mostly in the form of dietary fiber, sugar and starch (17%, 32% and 51%)
. A great high-fiber food, a single ear of yellow corn contains 9% of recommended daily values or 2.1 grams of dietary fiber.
- Dietary fiber: 2.1 g
- Sugar: 4 g
- Starch: 6.4 g
About 12% the calories in cooked Yellow Corn are from fat. Yellow corn has a moderate amount of total fat
, with 1.3 grams per ear. Most of the fat in yellow corn are healthier unsaturated fats.
Yellow corn is cholesterol free and trans-fat free
There is no significant amounts of
trans fat in yellow corn.
- Total fat: 1.3 g
- Saturated fat: 0.2 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 0.3 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.5 g
A good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every ear of yellow corn contains a total of 0.5 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in yellow corn comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
Some other vegetables with similar calories to yellow corn by weight: