Maize is the only cereal that contains beta-carotene, which provides fiber, carbohydrates, vitamins of group B (especially B1 and B3) and are gluten free. Due to its high content of anthocyanins and phenolic compound, the corn acts as a powerful natural antioxidant and anticarcinogenic. Thanks to its nutritional value, corn acts as antimutagenic, prevents cardiovascular diseases, reduces cholesterol and fight against diabetes.