Corn / Maize

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Zea Mays

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 It provides necessary calories for daily metabolism of the body. Corn is good for skin care, boosting nervous system, digestion, and maintaining low cholesterol levels

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Good source of Dietary Fiber, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate and Iron and a very good source of Thiamin.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Corn is used as whole by cooking it or smoking. Corn oil is cooking oil that is commonly used around the world.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Corn / Maize
  • Tamil : Makkacholam / Ponthi Cholam / Cholam
  • Malayalam : Cholam
  • Telugu : Jonnalu / Mokka Jonna
  • Kannada : Musukina Jola / Govina Jola / Jola / Maka
  • Hindi : Makki / Makai
  • Bengali : Bhutta
  • Gujarati : Makkai
  • Konkani : Moko / Zandlo
  • Marathi : Maka / Jondla
  • Oriya : Maka
  • Punjabi : Makai
  • Tulu : Jola
  • Kashmiri : Makaa’Y

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