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4,368. Corn: six thousand years ago early farmers in the Americas turn a weed into a cereal that produces more calories per acre than any other – with almost twice as many genes as a human being. (Humanity & Corn) Mankind: The Story of All of Us VII: New World
4,382. A crop they have never seen before – corn. (Humanity & United States & Corn) Mankind: The Story of All of Us VIII: Treasure
68,536. Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field. (Corn & Farm) Dwight David Eisenhower
68,537. Never thrust your sickle into another’s corn. Publilius Syrus
72,749. A Japanese scientist had invented a process that turns corn into a cheap sweetener. By the 1980s high fructose corn syrup would become the number one substitute for sugar. (Fat & Diet & Eat & Food & Obesity & Appetite & Weight & Corn) Jacques Peretti, The Men Who Made Us Fat I, BBC 2012
72,751. Corn syrup: its greatest impact was when it was put into soft drinks. (Fat & Diet & Eat & Food & Obesity & Appetite & Weight & Corn) ibid.
72,752. In 1994 the figures showed a frightening increase in people’s weight at the very time that Corn syrup in America’s food and drinks had spiralled out of control. (Fat & Diet & Eat & Food & Obesity & Appetite & Weight & Corn) ibid.