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To feed the world, why not eat bugs?

I’ll tell you why not bugs. The bugs are eating plants for food, and so it will always be more efficient to obtain the nutrients directly from the plants. Also, the bugs burn calories from the food they eat, so … Continue reading

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The Most Nutrition in the Least Crops

If you had to grow a near-complete diet in as few crops as possible, here are the crops: 1. Amaranth – carbs, fiber, complete protein, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, iron, zinc, selenium. 2. Pumpkin (with hulless seeds) – seeds are … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer and Vitamin D

-50% 4,000 IU/day of vitamin D3 vs. breast cancer incidence [Garland 2007 Journal of Steroid Biochemistry & Molecular Biology] The study concluded that a 50% reduction in incidence of breast cancer was possible from high vitamin D supplementation. A blood … Continue reading

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Amaranth versus Wheat for Emergency Seed production

Amaranth provides almost a complete diet; is a compete diet with vegetable oil, beans, salt, and a multivitamin. High grow out ratio. Emergency Seed production Suppose the U.S. no longer has wheat seed to plant. This could easily happen. The … Continue reading

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Why Camelina and Tigernut are Important to Ending Hunger

Camelina Sativa is an oilseed crop. It produces a vegetable oil. Tigernut (Chufa) is a tuber that is high in oil. Whey are these two crops important to end hunger? Camelina Can be planted on top of frozen ground. Seedlings … Continue reading

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Meal Replacement Bars

I’m working on developing a formua for meal replacement bars. The recipe will have all the protein, fat, carbs, calories, essential amino acids, essential fatty acids, fiber, calcium, magnesium, phosporus, postassium, salt, iron, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Selenium, Vitamins A, C, … Continue reading

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Six Things to End World Hunger

1. Staple Crops: Quality Protein Maize, Nerica, Amaranth, Yellow/orange Sweet Potato. 2. Supplemental Protein Crops: Peanut, Pumpkin with hulless seeds, Soybeans, Dry beans (various), other Legumes (lentils, chickpeas, etc.) 3. Oil Seed: tigernut, camelina, sunflower seed — also needed is … Continue reading