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.