Corn is actually a whole grain that is often referred to as starchy vegetable because pf its carbohydrate content. You will often hear whole corn is referred to as vegetable, whereas ground corn is referred to as a grain.
Although corn contains carbohydrates, its good for you. In fact, corn is rich in vitamin C, magnesium, B vitamin and carotenoids, such as lutein and zeaxanthin. Corn contains very little fat, less than 1 gram per serving (without toppings), and is a good source of fiber, clocking in around 3 grams per half cup.
Corn has become a staple food in many parts of the world, with the total production of corn surpassing that od wheat or rice.