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The first indication of corn in existence on our planet was found in Mexico, where ears of corn were found in caves dating back to around 5000-6000 BC. Like so many other foods, Columbus spotted it growing and took it all over the world.
Sweetcorn cobs are approx 25cm long and cylindrical in shape. They are enclosed in thin, leaf-like, green husks. Inside the husks are parallel rows of sweet yellow kernels. Sweetcorn is best eaten straight after harvesting.
Dried ground corn kernels are called maize in America.
Cobs should be covered in corn kernels with no missing rows or gaps. The husks should be intact and look fresh and green. Avoid spotted, damaged cobs.
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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.