TikTokers Discovered Why Corn Flakes Were Invented

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If you've ever had a bowl of Kellogg's Corn Flakes and thought, "Wow, these are delicious and full of flavor"? John Harvey Kellogg, who is the creator of Corn Flakes, would probably be disappointed. The reason why is the reasoning behind why Corn Flakes were invented in the first place.

So here it is, Corn Flakes were said to be invented to curb sexual desire and their bland, sugarless taste (which is no longer the case today) was said to support a lower sex drive.

"The creator of Corn Flakes was a huge believer in abstinence and spent a considerable amount of time coming up with foods that would blunt sexual urges," Harju-Westman, in-house nutritionist at health app Life sum previously told POPSUGAR.

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