Sweet Corn, Raw

ORAC Value:
μ mol TE/100g.

The antioxidant value of Sweet Corn, Raw described in ORAC units is: 728 μ mol TE/100g.


This test measures the total antioxidant content found in raw yellow sweet corn. Does it have much? No, at least not relative to most vegetables. The amount is more comparable to that of tropical fruits which also tend to rank relatively low, in the neighborhood of 500 to 1,000.

ORAC Source

USDA Database for the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of Selected Foods, Release 2 - Prepared by Nutrient Data Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - May 2010