White maize is a staple food in Kenya. Mahindi as is commonly called in Kenya, contains Vitamin B12, folic acid and iron which helps in the production of red blood cells in the body. It helps in reducing the risk of Anaemia, by supplying enough of the nutrients required to produce fresh Red blood cells.
Maize not only provides the necessary calories for healthy, daily metabolism but is also a rich source of vitamins A, B, E, and many minerals. Its high dietary fiber content ensures that it plays a significant role in the prevention of digestive ailments like constipation. Thepresent in it also act as anti- agents and prevent Alzheimer’s disease.