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Sugar and Big Food

I found this definition of Sugar here: Sugar is a carbohydrate that occurs naturally in many foods. The body mostly uses carbohydrates as an energy source. Food producers also add sugar to many products, which can lead a person’s blood … Continue reading

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Pawns in the Game

Author Michael Moss, on page 140 of his book ‘Hooked’, names Northeastern University in Boston, led by Professor Richard Daynard of their Law Faculty for instructing his students to create a database which tracked lawsuits brought by injured smokers. Their … Continue reading

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We eat to forget. Then we eat for relief.

The above title is from Michael Moss’s book ‘Hooked’ (p71). Moss’s book explains how our bodies have evolved since ancestral hominids roamed the Ethiopian landscape. He then brings us up to date with the chemistry of modern processed foods. People … Continue reading

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