Quantum Nutrition: A Short Introduction

In 2013, in my first semester of graduate school, I had an idea: “What if we could trace the effects of a single nutrient from physics/chemistry/geology up through biology, past neuroscience and behavior, through all other areas of the university, from economics and art history to geopolitics and beyond?” Not until 2017 did I realize […]

Fast Food Nation, Eric Schlosser

Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal, Eric Schlosser ($10, amazon.com link) …”the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) later fined National Beef for its negligence. The fine was $480 for each man’s death.” This book was released in 2001, I read it in 2013, and I’m writing this report in 2015. I […]

Food Rules & In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto Michael Pollan, 2008-2009

Food Rules , 2009 & In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, 2008 Michael Pollan I have a theory that a writer’s second book, which is what this one is for me, is the most difficult to write and the most revealing to read. To borrow a metaphor from geometry, a first book is like […]