The next step in the evolution of food services might be prescription foods
Your doctor could prescribe a diet to get you healthy, ensure that’s the food that arrives on your doorstep, and monitor the results. Can prescription foods change your life? We all know that diet plays a huge role in overall health. Will doctors soon be providing grocery prescriptions to be delivered to our doors and prepared by smart appliances?
Why your body is rejecting modern food… Rotten: America’s Food Industry
Food awareness… especially in Hawaii. The truth is hard to swallow. Netflix’s Rotten Is Mandatory Viewing for People Who Buy Food in the U.S. “Our food supply system is broken, corrupt, dirty, inhumane, and riddled with fraud.” – Amy Glynn, Paste Magazine.
Eating Avocados = Being A Healthier Person, Generally
Science! Avocado consumption is associated with better diet quality and nutrient intake, and lower metabolic syndrome risk in US adults. NIH Study But they also taste good. Here’s a BuzzFeed article on how awesome they are. Proof!
Do you want personal biotech? Interesting DIY Bio.
Metformin Could Be the Anti-Aging Drug That Lets You Live to 120 Years Old
Humans may be one step closer to finding the Fountain of Youth — sort of. Researchers will begin testing Metformin, a medication used to treat diabetes, as an anti-aging drug in a clinical trial next year.
When it’s used for treatment for type 2 diabetes, the drug reduces the amount of glucose produced in the liver, but researchers believe that it may also have the ability to slow down the aging process in individual cells by increasing oxygen released into each cell.