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Antioxidants & Cancer: Read the studies carefully

When I first saw headlines of articles about how “could help spreading growth of cancer cells” by antioxidants, I initially thought, oh boy, another sacred cow of the nutrition scolds takes in on the chin. My first idea about this … Continue reading

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Thinking about homebrewing

I had a lot of fun learning to do bread baking so moving on to cheese or beer is a natural. Cheese looked a little too hard so I checked out homebrewing. It’s way more technical than bread (good, I … Continue reading

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Wave of the future?

While doing the previous post I saw more articles, in search at the New Yorker, and stumbled on this article that tweaked my interest – What a “vertical” farm and in Wyoming (Jackson, of course, where the rich are). While I’m all … Continue reading

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Excellent article: bread and gluten

This is a really good article, Against the Grain, in The New Yorker, by Michael Specter, especially as his book Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives is one of my favorites; big … Continue reading

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McDonalds: Don’t Use GMO Potato

The nutrition scolds already hate McDonalds and will say anything nasty about it they can. McDonalds has aggressively moved toward calorie labeling, but: a) it’s not enough, and, b) somehow it’s even bad they did this because, well, er, lots … Continue reading

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Fat chance on this idea; GMO probiotics!

Pardon the pun (or cliche) since this post is about fat. From the news I selected an article about the possible connection of gut bacteria and obesity. The popular press version (IOW, dumbed down from real study) actually reports multiple … Continue reading

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Easy target, another nutrition myth

Now that I’m a bit warmed up with my first post for a while I can move on to one of my more favorite targets to bludgeon: no,  not the Repugs or religinuts (too easy) but one of my favorite … Continue reading

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