More from those brilliant people at the Human Food Project” (Aka, Human Gut Project) who are looking at the Human microbiome   “I recently posted a scatter plot (below) on Facebook/Twitter of preliminary metadata that we are accumulating as part of the American Gut project – which includes, among other things, a questionnaire of 50 + questions and a 7 day food journal. Plotting participants self-reported height, weight, and 7 days of dietary info (recorded using an online calorie counter), we can plot low carb percentage of daily calories from fat (all sources) against body mass index (BMI) – which we calculate from the heightRead More →

Here is a thorough article about the dangers of arsenic (especially inorganic) in food, especially rice especially for babies and small kids. I have clipped just the beginning paragraphs. Click here for the full article with many useful links. Rice is a staple and popular food used on a daily basis throughout the world. Rice can be made into cereals, syrups, powders and more and this is where the concern lies. There has been some heavy controversy around the world about rice and various rice products, including those produced from organic rice , being contaminated with high levels of Arsenic. But by far the biggest concernRead More →