Corn is high in Vitamin C, an antioxidant that protects cells from harm and helps prevent diseases such as cancer and heart disorders.
Yellow maize is high in the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, which are good for eye health and can help prevent cataracts by eliminating the risk of lens damage. Vitamins B, E, and K, as well as minerals like magnesium and potassium, are found in lower amounts in corn.
The fiber in corn helps you stay full for longer between meals. It also feeds healthy bacteria in your digestive tract, which may help protect against colon cancer.