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How Much Protein Do We Really Need? It's Less Than You May Think.

Anyone remember that scene in The Matrix where Morpheus is offering Neo a choice of the red pill and the blue pill?  Well, it turns out that you don’t need a pill.  1,225 more words


Recommended Dietary Allowance

Recommended Dietary Allowance

The Recommended Dietary Intakes (RDIs) will be the degrees of consumption of essential goodness considered, in the judgement in the National Health and Medical Research Council, the foodstuff and Nutrition Board, the Institute of medication and the National Academy of Sciences. 363 more words

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What could be wrong with Golden Rice Trans-genetic?

My opinion on Golden Rice?…
Start with bad science as described by Carl Sagan’s Baloney Test.
From a contributor to Wikipedia we get “In a summary about the research the American Society for Nutrition suggests the implications of the research are that “Golden Rice could probably supply 50% of the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) of vitamin A from a very modest amount — perhaps a cup — of rice, if consumed daily.” 327 more words

New Guidelines for Vitamin D and Calcium

If you’ve been confused about the flip-flopping reports on the benefits and risks of vitamin D recently, you’re not alone. 981 more words

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