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One Food with All Necessary Nutrients: 14 ingredients plus water

I made a soup recipe with all the protein (incl. tryptophan, lysine, meth+cys), fat, carbs, fiber, electrolytes, vitamins, minerals, cholesterol, choline, betaine, lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-cryptoxanthin, alpha-carotene, and beta-carotene needed, in only 14 ingredients plus water. Not sure I want to … Continue reading

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Feeding a potential Mars Colony: protein and B-12

This is the first in a series of articles on what types of crops might be best suited for feeding a proposed human population attempting to colonize the planet Mars. The recent proposal by Elon Musk was for a colongy … Continue reading

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The 3 Flavonoids liked to lower risk of Alzheimer’s

Fruits, vegetables, tea consumption linked with lower Alzheimer’s risk – People who had the most flavonols in their diet were about half as likely to develop Alzheimer’s than those who consumed the least, the study found. SOURCE: https://bit.ly/2GBkScJ Neurology, online … Continue reading

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Is Monk Fruit Extract a Safe Food Additive?

A study published by the Europeian Food Safety Authority, on 11 December 2019, titled “Safety of use of Monk fruit extract as a food additive in different food categories“, stated the following: “The Panel concluded that toxicity database on Monk … Continue reading

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Plant Sources of Vitamin B-12

Some scientific studies indicate that green laver and purple laver, also called “Nori“, contain substantial amounts of biologically active vitamin B-12. Nori is available in many supermarkets and grocery stores. It is edible seaweed formed into thin sheets, and often … Continue reading

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Foods that End Hunger

Most of the hungry in the world have a main staple food, such as rice, which provides carbs and some protein plus some of the electrolytes and a paucity of vitamins and minerals. To move them out of hunger, which … Continue reading

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Towards a Minimalist Diet

What would be the least number of different types of foods that you could eat on a daily basis to have a complete nutritious diet? 15 foods plus iodized salt. Daily Diet Food grams Amaranth 300 (weight before cooking) Canola … Continue reading