Evolution and Our Love of Sugar

As humans, it seems we are hard-wired to love anything sweet. In fact, we may be able to draw a distinct parallel between our love of sugar and our primitive ancestors. Was Sweetness Tied to Our Ancestors’ Survival? According to Daniel Lieberman, the Harvard Biologist who wrote “The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health,…

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The New Global Epidemic: Diabetes

Throughout history, we can look back on multiple epidemics that have tragically killed humans throughout the world. Most historic epidemics were due to infectious diseases that were viral and bacterial in nature but with antibiotics and changes in hygiene, these are no longer the problem. The Greatest Pandemic in Human History Today, the new threat…

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What is Flavor Tripping?

If you are familiar with miracle fruit, you may have run across the concept of “flavor tripping”. These are trendy events where people can test the miraculous taste bud enhancing properties of the miracle berry. No, there are no drugs involved in this “tripping”, just your taste buds, some miracle berries, and some foods that…

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