Yellow maize has a distinctive taste and a radiant yellow color. This nutritious and wholesome cereal has a higher nutritional value than ordinary white maize. Also called corn, it is a staple food in many countries. While low in fat and sodium, it is a good source of fiber and protein. There are many minerals in corn that are very important for our health. Cooked kernels are commonly consumed, while the dried corn kernels are ground into flour. Yellow maize stalks can be used for feeding livestock.