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Corn Has Surprising Benefits!

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I LOVE corn! Fresh from the garden and especially on the cob, it is one of my favorite vegetables! But I did not know til reading The Doctors Book of Food Remedies by Selene Yeager and the Editors of Prevention Magazine that it can help lower cholestrol because it has a soluble fiber that binds with bile{ a cholestrol-type fluid created by our liver} and leaves our bodies as it is undigestible.Also because of the fiber it contains, it seems to help in fighting cancers such as lung cancer and

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preventing the growth of colon cancer cells. Plus it helps to boost the energy! I still would check with my doctor to make sure of this information from this book, but in the meantime, I agree with Mom's adage: "Eat your vegetables! They are good for you!"

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  • Wow Betsey, this is so cool, especially having our first sweet corn of the season, today for dinner. It lacked the real sweet corn taste, so that meant less carbs, but also means that I need to get some more one day, before the season is over. Thanks for the tips! - by KAREN2LOSE55

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