The hull (or outerlayer) of a corn kernel is made up of mostly cellulose. Cellulose does not break apart easily when chewed and we humans don't have the enzyme to break it down. read more
Dave Cald :
Be cause corn kernels (seeds) have a hard outer shell, it often is pushed through the digestive system before it can be dissolved.
thanx for asking
If you examine it carefully, ;-) you will see that it does not come out whole from your hole. The yellow coverings (shells) are often intact, as they are hard to digest, but most of the insides of the kernels likely have been digested. Bon apetit!
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