Maize is commonly known as corn and is the most cultivated crop on Earth. Globally, maize is the most cultivated staple crop and is used as a primary source of nutrition.
Maize is a good source of vitamins, other than niacin and B12. Yellow maize can provide substantial amounts of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, folacin, magnesium and potassium.
Maize is also low in fat and calories and is a good source of dietary fibre as well as protein.
Benefits of Maize
1. Nutritious and highly appetizing
Maize flour is used to make nutritious bread which is highly palatable, and is easily broken down in the body. When taken at intervals, bread helps to clean the colon and the dextrose produced is commonly used for medicinal purposes.