Corn bran is the isolated exterior bran portion of corn, or maize, kernels. It is sold as an ingredient that can increase fiber content, bulk a food while contributing few digestible carbohydrate calories, and impart corn flavour in snack foods. Corn bran is also inherent to whole grain corn and corn flour.

Health considerations

Corn bran is primarily comprisd of insoluble fiber (see: insoluble fiber)

Keep in mind

Corn is a common allergen. Corn bran as an ingredient is likely from GMO corn unless otherwise specified. See: corn

May be found in

Whole grain corn flour, cereal, chips, corn chips, snack bars, bread, pasta, taco shells



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