Sep 5, 2017: Eating makki ka atta on a cold wintery day is extra beneficial: Maize contains many health benefits. During winters, we tend to become sluggish and there we need to take foods which will help us sustain energy. The B-complex vitamins in maize are good for skin, hair, heart, brain, and proper digestion. It contains vitamin A, C, K along with beta-carotene and selenium which helps improve the thyroid gland functioning and maintain a good immune system. The thyroid gland regulates body temperature to function optimally.
Composition per 100 g of edible portion of organic maize or makki ka atta:
Amino Acids–1.78 mg
Vitamin C–0.12 mg
The resistance starch as a dietary fibre helps in weight control and therefore may help in controlling weight. It is also a complex carbohydrate because of the fibre content, which keeps you fuller for longer or may increase satiety. RS as dietary fibre helps regulate weight by impacting certain gene expression.