Benefits of Maizes
Reduces risk of hemorrhoids and colorectal cancer
The fiber content of one cup of corn amounts to 18.4% of the daily recommended amount. This aids in alleviatingordigestive problems such as constipationorand hemorrhoids, as well as lowering the risk of colon cancer due to corn being a whole grain. Fiber has long been promoted as a way to reduce colon risk, but insufficient and conflicting data exists for fibers relationship withorpreventing cancer, although whole grain consumption, on the whole, has been proven to reduce that risk. Fiber helps to bulk up bowel movements, which stimulates peristaltic motion and even stimulates the production of gastric juice and bile. It can also add bulk to overly loose stools, which can slow reduce the chances of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and diarrhea.