I know humans can’t digest corn cellulose but how exactly corn survives hydrochloric acid?

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I know humans can’t digest corn cellulose but how exactly corn survives hydrochloric acid?

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So typically the issue is not the exposure to acid. The corn is immersed in as much digestive acids as anything else you eat, however different food substances will be affected and digested and broken down at different rates of speed, your digestive track however is pretty much always working at about the same speed unless you’re sick or something, so the corn typically doesn’t have enough time to fully break down.

Why wouldn’t it? Lots of things “survive” hydrochloric acid. Unless there is some reason to think something should happen, there is no need to explain why it does not.