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What are the benefits of maize?

What are the benefits of maize?

 Benefits of yellow corn corn has great health benefits besides being a popular and delicious food around the world, it is a staple food for some countries in Africa and the United States, and corn is found in many colors and different types depending on where it is grown.

They are a good source of vitamins A (B)(E) along with fiber and multiple minerals.

Source of calories

Corn contains 342 calories per 100g of it, the highest calorie ratio among cereals.

Making it a tonic food and a good remedy for weight loss.

Source of vitamins

Corn is a good source of thiamine (1B) and niacin (B3), a supporter of neurological and cognitive functions

Niacin deficiency, which causes pellagra dermatitis, diarrhea and dementia

Corn contains pantothenic acid (B5) booster for carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism

Lack of it in pregnant women causes the birth of children with low weight due to defects in the neural tube responsible for the formation of the spinal cord and brain.

Corn contains folic acid (B9) and vitamin E which acts as a natural restorative antioxidant for cell damage.

Yellow corn is a good source of beta-carotene, part of which turns into vitamin A, which supports the health of immunity, vision, skin and mucous membranes

Betacarotine (non-mutated) is an antioxidant that fights cancer and heart disease .

Here it is worth noting the risk of increased beta-carotene in smokers to increase the chances of developing lung cancer.

Unlike her work for the non-smokers in reducing the incidence of this cancer.

Source of base metals

Corn contains magnesium that preserves the heartbeat and bones along with manganese, zinc, iron, copper, selenium and phosphorus.

Regulating the growth of the body, bones and kidneys, corn in turn treats anemia by Rich in iron


  • Corn contains powerful antioxidants that are more effective with sweet corn when cooked
  • This is unlike other foods in which the effectiveness of these antibiotics decreases when cooking
  • Corn contains ferulic acid against breast and liver cancers
  • Besides, purple corn contains anti-free radical anthocyanins
  • Studies show the importance of corn antioxidants in reducing cancer cells
  • Prevent their spread without affecting normal cells other than chemotherapy .

Diabetes and blood pressure

  • Studies have shown corn helps manage diabetes for patients who do not use insulin
  • It is also effective for people with high blood pressure due to the presence of phenolic phytochemicals
  • Besides its phytochemical properties regulate the absorption and release of insulin .
  • Hemorrhoids and colon
  • Needs cup corn 18.4% of fiber recommended daily to promote bowel movement and digestive juices
  • In relieving constipation and irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids and colon cancer .

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