Corn meal is very high in iron which helps your red blood cells transport oxygen throughout your body, and it helps drive your metabolism by activating enzymes required for energy production. Iron is important to brain function, activating enzymes you need make neurotransmitters, chemicals your brain cells rely on for communication.
It is also high in phosphorus. Phosphorus helps make up your DNA, forms a component of your cell membranes and also contributes to bone mineral tissue. It also supports healthy enzyme function.
Use corn meal in place of wheat flour in your baked foods -- finely ground corn meal yields baked goods with a smoother texture, while coarsely ground corn meal provides a crunchier texture.