Corn is a grain that’s been sold as a vegetable and a fuel, is subsidized by the government, is in the vast majority of pseudo foods sold in supermarkets and fast food joints, and is doing untold harm to people’s health.
It’s not that corn is, itself, so inherently terrible. It’s that corn is processed in so many ways and put in so many foods that it’s destroying the health of people, the environment, and economies. Biofuel is a disastrous concept, sold primarily to sell corn. It results in the use of arable land for fuel instead of food, and it costs six times as much energy to produce than it provides.
Here’s a terrific infographic on corn by LearnStuff: