Q. Some dietary advice treats corn as a starch, but some says it’s a vegetable. Which is correct?

A. Helen Rasmussen, PhD, RD, FADA, LDN, a research dietitian at the HNRCA, answers: “There is a lot of confusion about where corn should fit in your dietary pattern, and for good reason. In the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, corn is classified as both a vegetable and a grain. Botanically, it’s actually a fruit! All […]
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