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Is corn healthy or not? 5 myths about sweet corn busted

By Matthew Thompson, July 3, 2012 - 2:58pm

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Matthew asks: Do you think corn is healthy?

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Corn is yummy...Everything in moderation. It taste good but i would not eat it everyday. I think it is healthy if you don't over eat it.

Anonymous

04/08/2015 - 7:09pm

Yes. People have been eating corn for thousands of years. It was their staple diet.

Anonymous

03/29/2015 - 6:59pm

I love it...having some organic frozen corn tonight, with a hamburger w/onions, organic spring garden salad...and mango for dessert. I eat everything that's good for you and tasty...keeps me happy, and slim, and other women jealous.

Anonymous

03/29/2015 - 6:11pm

no i do not think corn is good for people.it is in most food for animals not good even for animals

Anonymous

03/17/2015 - 2:07pm

So how are you going to buy a cob that is NOT more than 24 hours out of the field?

Anonymous

03/16/2015 - 8:17am

the corn beard if boild in water and the you drink this will it help in diet

Anonymous

01/11/2015 - 4:30am

Well I guess I have to stop eating corn.... whatdo eaat thatis healthy? please an any one tell me

Anonymous

12/11/2014 - 5:35pm

BS most corn is gmo

Anonymous

11/17/2014 - 8:48pm

Corn has certainly had a bad rap and you still want to get it as fresh as possible or frozen to reduce exposure to mold toxins that are very common with it. Check out its nutrition profile at NutritionData, its very nutritious (43%B1, 53% magnesium, 53%B6 and 24%Zinc per cup for example)

The whole thing with salt and butter being bad is nonsense though. There is absolutely no genuine clinical studies that support such claims. Butter raises HDL and nourishes the brain and salt is made up a two vital nutrients. Chloride is essential for the production of stomach acid and a low salt diet actually causes digestive problems. There is absolutely no real science behind these claims, just studies involving very sketchy and unreliable sources and no clinical, double-blind studies.

Anonymous

11/10/2014 - 6:03am

how does corn have any health benefits, when it comes out the same way as it came in?

Anonymous

11/06/2014 - 2:00pm

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