Monthly Archives: April 2015

Unsustainable, Sustainable

Modern farming is unsustainable. It costs more to raise corn and soy that a farmer can get at market prices. If it were not for the welfare of the Federal government, farmers would all go broke the first year. 2 … Continue reading

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Everything is Relevant

There is a huge problem with epidemiological studies that propose ‘relationships’ between foods and health outcomes. All of the statisticians and scientists are fully aware of the problems with the ‘correlations’ that these studies expose, but they still draw those … Continue reading

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When Some is Worse Than None

I happen to believe that there are some cases where the only entity that can be effective at curing an ill of society is government. There are those that believe only the market can effectively cure ills that take place … Continue reading

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Truer Words Were Never Spoken

This headline could have been the tagline for my favorite book concerning dietary science and the history of dietary recommendations in the US, “The Big Fat Surprise”– Nutritional Science Isn’t Very Scientific In the online magazine Slate this morning they … Continue reading

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That’s Not News

I was reading in the Washington Post this morning that the Sugar Lobby is claiming that the science is still unclear concerning whether or not sugary foods are fattening. Not everyone who eats lots of sweet foods gets fat, therefore … Continue reading

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Good Government Costs Money

Way back in 2010 the Congress of the United States got together behind a law that modernized the food safety inspection system. Everyone agreed, in a rare example of bipartisan cooperation, that the rash of food borne illnesses and tainted … Continue reading

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Breakdown!

Some days you just say “What the Heck!” Yesterday was such a day. Started off like all of my other days, breakfast eggs and bacon, lunch was meat. Still working ten hour days, but the difference yesterday was that I … Continue reading

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Forcemeat? Bologna!

I am looking at some recipes to try out when I finally get a day off next month. When I was researching ancient recipes last month I came across dozens of forcemeat receipts. There were no recipes in the ancient … Continue reading

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How Outrageous Is This?

It is possible, in some hospitals across the nation, to order fast food straight to your hospital room from fast food restaurants that are on the hospital campus. You might find your hospital on the list that was compiled by … Continue reading

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Where Does Lost Weight Go?

Ok, so you weigh too much. Somehow by eating like everyone else you know, you have managed, over the years to accumulate a lot of extra mass. It has changed the way you think, the way you eat, the way … Continue reading

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