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The Shocking Truth About CORN:Six reasons to never eat corn again !!!

Written By Admin on Thursday, June 23, 2016 | 8:41:00 AM

I know you love corn. It is one of the most produced, used and consumed food with very large fraction of this food in our diet. This is especially common in North America but the same food items are now found all around the world. From French fries to chicken nuggets everything has corn. Some most common foods that you unknowingly pick from the grocery store shelf has corn as one of the ingredients in it. Sodas (including diet ones), Ketchup, pudding, fruit juices, yoghurt, salad dressing, baked cookies, mayonnaise peanut butter and sometimes milk to name a few.

  • Corn is a grain – and this separates it from fruits and vegetables and not something you should look up to if you are on a weight loss regime. Corn is known to have the worst Omega-6 to Omega-3 ratio out of all grains.  They are opposite in nature as one produces hormones that are anti-inflammatory whereas, Omega 6s produce hormones that supcorn-health-dangourport inflammation. This makes the body unable to cope with its inflammatory response and cause health issues such as immune disease, diabetes, cancer, increased cholesterol, asthma, cardiovascular disease, and depression.
Corn cannot be digested – due to the fiber glucose in corn, the body cannot digest corn easily. It contains class (A) proteins like lectins which are broken into amino acids to be digested by the body. Unfortunately, body cannot break lectins and hence it cannot fully digest this grain. This also irritates the gut and causes inflammation.
  • Pesticides – it is found in a study in Canada that most of the corn contains BT (Bacillus thuringiensis) insecticide and other harmful poisons and is not organic in nature. This study conducted in 2011 found that BT toxin accumulates in human blood and has the ability to disrupt organ functionality to an extent and can cause long-term health problems associated with those organs.
  • Genetically Modified – The International Journal of Biological Sciences published a study in which they analyzed the effects of genetically modified foods on mammalian health. Around 85% of corn in America is genetically modified and surprisingly the researchers discovered during that study that agricultural giant Monsanto’s GM corn is linked to organ damage in rats.
So If you’re eating mostly processed food, you are probably eating far too much corn whether you realize it or not.
Autoimmune disease – even without gluten, the body identifies corn with it and it disrupts the gut lining. It also contributes to inflammation and can easily be converted to sugar which can hamper the insulin response of the body.