WHAT IS MAIZE FLOUR?

WHAT IS MAIZE FLOUR?

Maize Flour is known as MAKKI KA ATAAwhich is Very beneficial for human health, as it is full of Natural Nutritional Facts. The best Quality Maize Flour is one which is Grinded in Watermill also known as “PANCHAKKI or PANI WALI CHAKKI”. It is usually best with SAAGH, Traditional Way to eat MAKKI ki ROTI with SAAGH. It has many health benefits.

BENEFITS OF MAIZE FLOUR?

Some of the Healthy benefits are as follows:

Helps in Digestion:

Maize Flour is one of the best Flour which helps in Digestion, it also helps in reducing inflammation. The proteins and phytochemicals present in different part of maize offer protection to your body from such pro-inflammatory agents.

Source of Fiber:

Maize Flour is an incredible source of Fiber, it contains 7.3g of Fiber In every 100Grams. Fiber has an ability to prevent Constipation which is very useful for human body. Fiber is also very useful nutrients which reduces cancer symptoms.

Reduces Heart Problem:

Heart Problem Now a days increasing rapidly but here Maize flour is One of the best Flour helps in reducing many heart problems. Maize flour is consist of Fiber which is best nutrient for reducing Heart deseases.

Healthful for Eyes:

Corns are an excellent source of Lutein And Zeaxanthin.What are Lutein and Zeaxanthin? It is two major carotenoids, which are pigments created by plants that give yellowish and reddish hue to fruits and vegetables

How Lutein and Zeaxanthin help eyes? in the macula, Lutein and Zeaxanthin block the blue light from entering the underlying structures in the retina and it reduces the risk of light-induced oxidative damage that could lead to AMD ( macular degeneration ).

Many studies have found that lutein and zeaxanthin either help prevent Macular Degeneration or may slow rise of the disease.

Gluten Free Grain:

First, we have to know what is gluten? Gluten is a composite of two proteins present in cereal grains, especially wheat, which is responsible for the elastic texture of the dough.

People suffering from celiac disease are allergic to the protein known as gluten in wheat, barley, and oats.

Gluten does have side effects but only for the people who are suffering from celiac disease or gluten disorders.

Might Aid Weight Loss:

Corn silk – which is the stigma of maize – is a soft, thread-like waste material that is either green or yellow. Corn silk has many essential flavonoids, tannins, saponins, alkaloids, sitosterol, along with calcium, potassium, and magnesium.

These phytochemicals in corn silk regulate the genes that control fat accumulation, fat cell (adipocytes) differentiation while increasing the rate of lipolysis, and fatty acid metabolism. This can potentially help you lose weight.

However, many papers have demonstrated the role of corn and its starch in weight gain and obesity.

Best for Diabetes Patient:

Maize Flour have a compound called polyphenols, it is considered protective against Diabetes. High in fiber, corn also aids in reducing cholesterol levels in the body by reducing the levels of blood sugar in diabetics too.

study which was conducted by Iran University Of Medical Sciences founds that polyphenols decrease hyperglycemia (High Blood Sugar) and improve acute insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity.

BENEFITS OF MAIZE FLOUR?

NUTRITION FACTS SERVING SIZE 166 G
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 606 Calories from Fat 66
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 58mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 123g 41%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Sugars 1g
Protien 16g
Vitamin A 7%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1%
Iron 25%

CALORIE INFORMATION:

Amounts Per Selected Serving %DV
Calories 606(2537 kJ) 30%
From Carbohydrate 497(2081 kJ)
From Fat 65.8(275 kJ)
From Protein 42.7(179 kJ)
From Alcohol 0.0(0.0 kJ)

CARBOHYDRATES:

Amounts Per Selected Serving %DV
Total Carbohydrate 123 g 41%
Dietary Fiber 12.1 g 48%
Starch ~
Sugars 1.1 g

FATS & FATTY ACIDS:

Amounts Per Selected Serving %DV
Total Fat 7.9 g 12%
Saturated Fat 1.1 g 6%
Monounsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.6 g
Total trans fatty acids ~
Total trans-monoenoic fatty acids ~
Total trans-polyenoic fatty acids ~
Total Omega-3 fatty acids 108 mg
Total Omega-6 fatty acids 3481 mg

PROTEIN & AMINO ACIDS:

Amounts Per Selected Serving %DV
Protein 15.6 g 31%

VITAMINS:

Amounts Per Selected Serving %DV
Vitamin A 355 IU 7%
Vitamin C 0.0 mg 0%
Vitamin D ~ ~
Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) 0.8 mg 4%
Vitamin K 0.5 mcg 1%
Thiamin 0.6 mg 43%
Riboflavin 0.3 mg 20%
Niacin 6.0 mg 30%
Vitamin B6 1.0 mg 52%
Folate 31.5 mcg 8%
Vitamin B12 0.0 mcg 0%
Pantothenic Acid 0.7 mg 7%
Choline ~
Betaine ~

MINERALS:

Amounts Per Selected Serving %DV
Calcium 11.6 mg 1%
Iron 4.5 mg 25%
Magnesium 211 mg 53%
Phosphorus 349 mg 35%
Potassium 476 mg 14%
Sodium 58.1 mg 2%
Zinc 3.7 mg 24%
Copper 0.5 mg 26%
Manganese 0.8 mg 40%
Selenium 25.7 mcg 37%
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