My husband loves corn muffins and corn bread. In fact he likes anything corn. He’s not big on the vegetables in general. We often debate about whether or not corn is a vegetable at all. I say it’s not and even if it is, it’s largely indigestible and loaded with sugars. And therefore, he can’t count it as a serving of veggies in his diet. He says, “Well, what is it, then?â€ A grain. . . I think.
So, I did some looking to find out. This article from the New York Times says, yes, it is, a grain (duh) and offers some explanation about how our produce gets categorized one way or the other: Continue Reading