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White Corn Flour

Also Known As : Cornstarch, maize starch

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has a sweet taste.

Usage Tips

  1. White corn flour can be used as a filler, binder and thickener in cookies, pastry, soups and sauces.

Common names and forms

  1. Corn Flour
  2. Corn Flour Powder
  3. Corn Flour Powder (Zea Mays) (Grains)
  4. Corn Starch
  5. Corn Starch (is same as cornflour)
  6. Corn Starch Powder
  7. Cornflour
  8. Cornflour mix
  9. Edible Common Corn Starch
  10. Edible Corn Starch
  11. Edible Maize Starch
  12. Maize powder
  13. Maize Starch
  14. Maize Starch Powder
  15. Organic Corn Atta

Description

White corn flour is made from finely ground cornmeal. It is the starch of corn grain. It is commonly used as a thickening agent in soups and sauces.

Health benefits

  • White corn flour is gluten free, so it doesn't cause any inflammation in those with celiac disease.(1)
  • It also supports digestive health.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose white corn flour which is powdery and white in colour, without any lumps or discolouration.

Note

Consuming excessive amount of white corn flour can cause obesity, blood pressure and cancer.(2)

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