I’m sort of a soil nerd. Well, not sort of…I’m a HUGE soil nerd. Most of my environmental and food perspective is based upon what improves or degrades the health of soil ecosystems. Why? Because soil health largely determines planetary … Continue reading Soil and human gut dysbiosis
One of the most meaningless stats bantered about by sophists is “grams of protein”. Why? Because proteins from different sources of food have different amino acid compositions and different bio-availability. So arguing that 100 grams of kidney beans has the … Continue reading Grams of protein in context
Preface: The below content is a cursory overview of numerous plant and soil microbiological processes. This overview is intended as an introduction to these processes. So rather than a detailed dissertation on each item, with lots of references, a lot … Continue reading Restoring the plant’s soil microbiome
Over the past year or two, I’ve seen a lot of articles and videos by people new to regenerative agriculture defining or attempting to define what regenerative agriculture is and isn’t. Some of these articles and videos are better than … Continue reading Regenerative Ag- Clearing up some misconceptions
I recently listened to a very interesting conversation on the Doctor’s Farmacy podcast with Dr. Uma Naidoo about nutritional psychiatry. I actually found this discussion interesting enough to buy Dr. Naidoo’s new book, This Is Your Brain on Food: An … Continue reading This is your brain on food- A book review
We’ve all read headlines like the following: “Pfizer rare heart disease drug reduces risk of death by 30 percent in study.” “Eating processed meat daily increases the risk of colorectal cancer by about 18%.” “Ditching Meat can help reduce cancer … Continue reading Absolute Versus Relative Risk- What’s the Difference?
“The whole problem with the world today is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people are so full of doubts,” Bertrand Russell. Now that the film “What the Health” is on Netflix, I went … Continue reading What the Health, a [vegan] film review