Everything You Need to Know About Corn in Two Minutes

If you haven’t tackled the Omnivore’s Dilemma, and the documentary King Corn looks too much like a coming of age story (which it is), then this video by our friends at Good magazine will let you catch up on the world of corn in just two minutes. You’ll learn that half the ingredients in chicken nuggets are made from corn, that Americans ate over 1,500 pounds of it in 2006—there’s even “archival” footage of Squanto in the history section.

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