Asked by: Derick Zoncadaasked in category: General Last Updated: 8th June, 2020
Why is corn so bad for you?
Likewise, people ask, why corn is not good for you?
(It's worth noting, however, that while Mayo Clinic acknowledges corn as a high-fiber food as well, it's a bad form that's more likely to cause blood sugar spikes and potential weight gain.) As such, filling your plate (or bottle) with fibrous veggies is a good place to start.
Similarly, what are the side effects of corn? High intake can cause digestive upset, such as bloating, gas, and diarrhea, in some people. SUMMARY Corn contains phytic acid, which may reduce mineral absorption. Mycotoxin contamination may also be a concern in developing countries.
Herein, why is corn bad for you Paleo?
As mentioned, corn isn't considered a paleo-friendly food. While it is pretty low in calories and is technically plant-based, it's a whole grain and the phytic acid found within corn can cause inflammation in the gut and mess with your blood sugar.
What happens if you eat too much corn?
Corn. Too much of anything is bad for digestion, but corn in large amounts, because of its high cellulose content, can lead to significant gastrointestinal symptoms. Corn passes through your system undigested; as such, it can cause cramps, abdominal pain, and gas in the process.