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Ok, I dont mean to be too gross with this one. But I've always heard that corn is a bad vegetable choice because its a starch and all that. But how can it be aweful for your waistline when it goes right through ya?

Im not trying to be disgusting, but just trying to figure this all out. I LOVE fresh corn on the cob. Its gotta be better than Rice-A-Roni, right?

Tue. Jul 24, 11:12pm

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it has a high starch content...good question.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 1:28 AM

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the native people lived on it, ceremonied with it. it has to be good for you.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 1:29 AM

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You're making the incorrect assumption that carbohydrates = BAD. Corn is a high-fiber starchy vegetable that comes in a 100% unprocessed state. There is absolutely nothing bad about that. Same goes for fruit, which diets like Atkins essentially demonize and stick in the same category as a Snickers bar.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 7:30 AM

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it's the skin of the corn that passes through not the corn

Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 8:36 AM

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Corn is not 'bad', but just beware that it breaks down into sugar and the caloric content is pretty high. Don't eat 4 pieces of corn-on-the-cob and figure your body won't try to store that wonderful source of fuel for future use.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007, 9:52 AM

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