Convinced that food can save America

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It's hard to overestimate the importance of food. Yet, sometimes it appears just as hard for food writers to avoid hype. It's all too easy for people who love food enough to write about food to lose themselves in breathless raptures over the deliciousness of forest foraged mushrooms or the power of artisanal pork to cure diabetes, resurrect rural economies and provide meaningful careers to … [Read more...]

Eating for the Cure

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You'll need a pretty high tolerance for research studies and medical lingo to get through Autoimmune: The Cause and The Cure.  But then if you or someone you love is suffering from an autoimmune disease such as chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, lupus or even type 2 diabetes, then you've probably already learned to deal with jargon-filled medical research and advice. And most of the advice, … [Read more...]