Category: Science

We Are What Our Ancestors Ate: Part 2

SCIENCE GEEK ALERT:  As previously mentioned, I am alarming you before I get into the nitty gritty of nutrition! Food can be considered an environmental factor to which our bodies adapt for optimal function.  In fact, the relatively new fields…

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Slipping Through the Cracks: GRAS 101

Up to this point, I‘ve made a few references to the Food and Drug Administration’s designation of some chemicals in our foods as “Generally Recognized As Safe” (GRAS).  Since 1998, the FDA reports that 410 substances have been determined to…

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