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What’s Fresh: Is corn healthy or not?

By Carolyn Malcoun, July 14, 2010 - 11:08am

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Carolyn asks: What’s your favorite way to eat corn?

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Boiled on the cob for 9 minutes...or less. Then eat! You can add butter and salt and pepper if you like but it is great without it if it is really fresh and young.

Anonymous

07/28/2010 - 10:48am

barbqued on the grill is the best

Anonymous

08/19/2010 - 8:27pm

Thanks for this article. I was at the grocery store last week, and saw a friend of mine. I commented to her that the fresh corn looked good today, and she said, but it causes belly fat. Since I am a certified nutritionist, this comment alarmed me. I am printing this article to give to her. Corn flakes may cause belly fat, but not fresh corn!

Anonymous

08/21/2010 - 11:20am

Corn fried in mixture of olive oil and a little bit of butter, sprinkled with sea salt and pepper. For a change I also add chopped fresh tomatoes.

Anonymous

08/21/2010 - 10:49pm

My favorite way to eat corn is to baked/cooked over the grill on the cob.

Anonymous

11/20/2010 - 5:39pm

Potato salad: Scalloped potatoes with corn, bacon, and any other additive you would like!

Anonymous

11/09/2011 - 5:57pm

boiled in a lil bit of sugar and butter

Anonymous

11/30/2011 - 2:59am

The color of the corn has nothing to do with being genetically modified or not as previously mentioned. Nor does the color determine its sweetness.

Anonymous

12/17/2011 - 5:54pm

Corn is a grain, or seed. Vegetables are typically considered as edible parts of plants other than seeds or fruits; however, the word 'vegetable' is not a scientific definition, so the application of the word is arbitrary.

Anonymous

01/03/2012 - 3:23pm

i like to eat it with lemon and chile.!! :D ;) yumm.! ;P

Anonymous

01/03/2012 - 6:01pm

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