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Is there anything to raw food diet?

20 Mar 2017

There is no doubt that the way food is cooked has an impact on nutrient absorption and toxin production. Some restaurants, particularly in California, are capitalising on this idea. They point out...

The African Mango: Can Its Seeds Really Help You Lose Weight?

20 Mar 2017

Obesity is one of North America’s greatest nutritional challenges and it is now creeping into the developing world as well, thanks to the export of our dietary habits. But maybe we can import a...

Diet and twins: are they connected?

20 Mar 2017

Nope. You’re not seeing double. You’re just seeing twins. And they seem to be virtually everywhere in West Africa, especially in Igbo-Obra, a quiet farming community in Nigeria. A sign proclaiming ...

Chemistry lesson for The Food Babe… and everyone else #19: Alkaline Diets Do Not Cure Disease

17 Mar 2017

The best treatment for people prone to swallowing woo is a dose of chemistry. And one of the wooiest ideas out there is the one about alkaline diets curing disease. Gives me a headache. So let’s...


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