Reasons Why You Should Never Eat Corn Again

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Corn is one of the most widely eaten foods that is present in our average diet. Everything has corn, including our favourite snacks.

Further, some of the common foods that we pick up from a grocery store also has corn in it. Consumption of corn has a very devastating effect on our health. This article lets you know of the bad effects of eating corn too often.

Also read: Why Chicken Nuggets Are Bad For Health

Do you want to know what happens if you eat too much corn? This article helps you realize just that. It was found that corn has the worst type of fatty acids out of all the grains.

Too much of omega-6 fatty acids are responsible for the hormones that are anti-inflammatory in nature to be produced. Also, certain fatty acids produce hormones that support inflammation.

Side effects of eating corn doesn't end with that. This article is your go-to article to know all about the bad effects of eating too much corn.

Research has shown that, if the amount of omega 6 supersedes omega 3, the body tends to lose its control over its inflammatory response. This can result in several health issues like immune disease, cancer, diabetes, asthma, cholesterol, cardiovascular disease and depression.

Read to find out the bad effects of eating too much corn.


1. Corn Is A Grain:

This is one of the most unhealthiest grains. It contains a high amount of sugar and starch and its nutritional value is less.


2. Autoimmune Diseases:

Corn does not contain gluten, but the body confuses the protein in corn to be gluten. This disrupts the gut lining and creates problems in the digestive system. This is one of the top bad effects of eating corn.


3. It Cannot Be Digested Easily:

Corn contains fiber cellulose and the body finds it very difficult to digest corn due to this. The human body cannot entirely break down cellulose, as it lacks the enzyme to do this.


4. It Contains Lectins:

It contains lectins, which is a protein. These must be broken down into amino acids in order to be digested by the body. But the body cannot break down lectin and this causes irritation in the gut and leads to inflammation.


5. Pesticides:

Corn contains BT (Bacillus thuringiensis), which is an insecticide and is also a harmful poison. When this gets accumulated in the blood, it can disrupt the organ functionality. This is one of the top side effects of eating too much corn.


6. GMO:

Most of the corn that we find out there in the market is genetically modified (GMO). This is linked with organ damage again.

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Story first published: Monday, January 30, 2017, 20:30 [IST]
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