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Corn You Understand This?

People often misunderstood this vegetable (or should I say grain). This gave reasons for most men and women who ignore eating popcorn every time they go to the movies. Moreover, they fail to look at the display of corn at the vegetable section in the grocery store.

What is it with corn? 

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Okay, so it may not be the summer, nor the corn season, but I’m simply amazed reading that article talking about the myths about this common, yet misunderstood corn. It’s delicious, alright, there’s no question about that. However, people are just confused and puzzled with the effects it brings. As they say, if it’s sweet and tasty, there has to be its downside.

Popcorn Leads to Hemorrhoids, True or Not?

Is there even truth about this? Whenever we have our hard times taking a trip to the bathroom, we blame on almost anything for no reason. Most of the time, people who have piles point their fingers to the innocent corn. As they say it causes hemorrhoids to stay active. In other words, it aggravates it.

We all know that corn is rich in fiber. This simply means if it’s high in fiber, you will not be prone to getting constipation. One of the best home remedies for piles and constipation is to increase your fiber intake. TheHemorrhoidCureCenter has this e-book that talks about treating hemorrhoids naturally. And yes, fiber is one of them. Fibers aid in the digestive system, leaving trips to the bathroom worry and pain free.

Is Corn Unhealthy?


High in starch and fiber means it contains enough carbohydrates and energy for your body. Not to mention, fiber works as a cleaner in your digestive system. Perhaps, it’s how people take corn that makes it misunderstood. You have to keep in mind that too much of something will always be bad. Too much of starch would no longer be healthy for your body.

So, why would they relate corn and constipation or hemorrhoids?

Do you ever recall eating too much corn that you’re seeing whole grains of it in your stool? Corn contains high amounts of fiber. This should be enough to get your bowels moving. So, if you want to have something that will make your trips to the bathroom smooth, painless, and worry-free, corn will work for you. No, it doesn’t aggravate constipation and hemorrhoids. As a matter of fact, it even prevents you from getting one. Whole grain corn adds the amount of fiber needed for your body to clean your digestive system and at the same time soften your stools.

To eat or not to eat corn, that is the question.

You’ve read enough, corn is unhealthy, contains too much sugar, and can lead to hemorrhoids. You don’t even bother too much about bananas, do you? Bananas contain just as the same amount of sugar as that in corn. If bananas are working well for your body, you should be glad how corn prevents you from visiting your doctor. In other words, these are the food that can make you healthy. So, the next time you see this whole grain in a cob, think about it, should you grab one or not?

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Milton Gislason

Milton has been a travel photographer and professional blogger based in Australia since 2015. She started this adventure travel blog to provide trip ideas and helpful travel tips for people with limited vacation time.

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