October 14, 2007 4:43 PM Subscribe
What would the effects on my poop be, and what health risks would I incur, if I were to eat nothing but corn for a week?
posted by Parasite Unseen to Food & Drink (12 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
We've all had that moment where we've looked into the toilet and thought man, that corn is some seriously hardcore non-soluble fiber. This got me wondering, if eating a small amount of corn causes corn bits to show up in my waste, what would happen if I ate nothing but corn for a week?
Worrying about the state of the world doesn't keep me up at night, but I've actually lost some sleep pondering this.
So, what would happen to my poop if I tried this? More importantly, are there any significant health risks that I would face if I were to undertake such an experiment? I'm curious about this, but I'm not yet ready to make the ultimate sacrifice in the name of science.
All right, hivemind, let's put our minds in the toilet.