Top three side effects of eating corn in excess amount

During rainy season, one food that we all truly enjoy is corn. With buttawala's selling this tasty snack on the street we make sure to definitely stop by and have one. 

While all of us might be aware of the fact that this grain is loaded with several health benefits, did you know it has some side effects too? Yes, you heard it right, consuming a big portion of corn or eating it on a daily basis has some effects on your health. 

In this article, let us discuss about top three side effects of eating corn: 

•    Not good for people with Diabetes- One of the side effects of eating corn in excess amount is, it is not good for people suffering from diabetes. Corn consists of high carbohydrate content, which when eaten in excess will increase the blood sugar levels.

•    May cause indigestion- As we all know corn is a rich source of fibre, which is responsible for flushing out the toxins from your body. But consuming an excess quantity of corn is bad for your stomach. It might lead to diarrhea and stomach pain.

•    May cause allergic reactions- One of the downside of eating a large quantity of corn is that it might cause some allergic reactions. The presence of ingestible protein in corn may lead to skin rashes, vomiting or in some severe cases swelling of the mucous membrane.

-Akhila Kakarala
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