Reading the ingredients list on food packaging has always answered some questions, while raising several others. James Kennedy , a high school chemistry teacher and blogger in Melbourne, Australia, has created a lot of buzz by presenting the ingredients of simple, natural foods in splashy graphics that highlight the comically complex terminology that would be required if you had to identify every substance in the all natural foods you eat everyday. Note the six! In the U. We leave you with an ingredients list for a common food item that sounds like it belongs on a box of Twinkies. But for most of us without degrees in nutrition or chemistry many of the terms can make our eyes glaze over like, well, strawberry glazed Pop Tarts.
Bananas – Nature’s Most Perfect Food?
Project MUSE - Nature's Perfect Food
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This is Nature’s Perfect Food
UC Santa Cruz sociologist's new book reveals the forces that made milk a staple of the American diet. Hollywood stars don milk mustaches to ask the ubiquitous question, "Got milk? Like it or not, milk is a staple of the American diet and, more than any other food, milk has become a symbol of wholesome goodness and pastoral purity. With all the forces of Madison Avenue arrayed against them, how can milk's dissenters take on "nature's perfect food"? In her research, DuPuis has found that social reformers--from Temperance workers to today's critics of genetically modified foods--have used milk as an organizing tool.
We have three children, and our youngest little guy was diagnosed with an allergy to eggs when he was 7 months old. Eggs are such a HUGE part of our diet. We use them to make coconut flour pancakes for breakfast, eat them hard boiled or fried in some coconut oil for lunch, and often even use them in recipes for things like spaghetti squash sloppy joe casseroles for dinner! Fast forward a few months, and thankfully we are at a point where I can safely consume eggs without it impacting our son. When I bit into that bright golden yolk after my brief hiatus, I was overjoyed!