Makke, or maize, as it is known is a common winter staple in the northern belt of the country. It’s also a healthy food ingredient to consume during the winter season and a good replacement for whole wheat or refined flour. The main difference lies in the texture and flavour. Corn flour has lower calories compared to wheat flour. It is high in proteins and starch.
- If you consume corn flour this helps to reduce the chances of constipation because it helps to improve your bowel movement.
- Corn flour is rich in potassium and magnesium and these minerals are really good for your bone health.
- Corn flour is a lower-sodium food that means this is helpful to prevent you from the risk of high blood pressure, coronary artery diseases, and stroke. Therefore, people with high blood pressure problem should include corn flour in their diet and even aged people.
- Corn found some of the essential vitamins like iron, folate, vitamin B-9 and these prevent you from anaemia.