Category Archives: Food scares

The next food fetish–get back Gluten free, go for FODMAP

Buried in this essay is an important thing, a lot of people have GI problems because of their mental state.

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Can I talk about the nuttiness of organic foods? Or can Henry Miller MD?

Well I am pretty good at putting down organic, which is worthless and so are some others, but let’s consider what Henry Miller MD, a big boy, has to say.

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Listen up on the Rice debate–some people eat mostly rice

The rice eaters who eat old timey rice have diets deficient in beta carotene, a precursor to Vitamin A, essential for vision and good health.  You can die or go blind from Vit A deficiency.

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Eat eggs, my daddy is vindicated

My father was a physician, and he was a farm boy and he said these food fetishists and nutritionists were FOS, only he didn’t use bad words with us kids.

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Josh Bloom takes on the Food Babe

I got a chuckle out of this essay by Bloom, who is over at ACSH but also works the Science 2.0 site.

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Another report on GM advantages

Who am I?   Your humble reporter of events.

So many fools, so little time–dietary supplements

Understand this, the basic food groups as far as your intestines and liver and muscles and tissues are concerned are amino acids, fatty acids, sugars, minerals, vitamins. Your body is a stupid but amazing machine. Chemicals don’t get religion or have preferences, they take your diet as it comes in and make the most of it. Cells are non judgmental.

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