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What Does Having Corns Mean
Normal?: If what you are seeing is the outer skin of the corn kernels, you should be aware that no human can to my knowledge digest cellulose, the chemical ingredient in corn kernels' outer shell. Everyone who eats corn will see these in their stool ...Read more
Is corn good for diet? I mean i eat corn which is available in pakistan .. Is it less in calories or not?
Healthy grain, but..: It should only be a part of a healthy diet. Need additional protein source, e.g. Beans, or animal/dairy. Corn is incomplete source of protein. Relying on corn as major diet source leads to Niacin (a b vitamin) deficiency- pellagra ("rough skin", "corn eaters disease"), which can cause dermatitis (skin abn), diarrhea, dementia, delirium, and death if severe and untreated. ...Read more
My husband ate 3pork chops 2patatos 1can of peas &1can of corn. He is 25yr old 6'2 and 210lbs had a blood sugar of 147 does that mean he is a diabetic?
If doctors tested for corn pollen would they have tested on corn as well? If doctors test for corn pollen does that mean they also tested for corn?
Allergy testing?: Probably not. Corn is what you eat, as in corn-on-the-cob. Being allergic to corn would be a food allergy. Pollen is the stuff that's blown around by the wind, and thus would be a respiratory allergen. A test for corn pollen is unlikely to be linked to an allergy test panel for food allergens like corn. ...Read more
When doctors say it is healthier to snack on nuts, do they also mean peanuts, Corn Nuts, or pine nuts? Those 3 are not truly nuts, right?
Trying to get rid off a rash and hives lasting 2 weeks. I am concerned that it is corn or sugar related. What to do in mean time besides elimination?
Antihistamines: Eliminate the possible cause but I do not think it is sugar related. Corn allergy is possible and can be diagnosed with a skin test by an allergist. Treatment with Allegra 180 mg once daily may help. Zantac 150 twice a day is also helpful in hives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I noticed that when i eat corn , for example in pizza or salad my body doesn't digest it , in my stool i see it as it is unchanged . What does it mean?
Common: No concern here. Corn and other foods with "husk-like" skin are aften not readily digested and can be seen in the stool. ...Read more
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