How to make a strawberry « The Tribal Scientist

Excellent post. The list is awesome and frighteningly long.

Next time somebody raises their eyes at the ingredients on a food packet and claims it looks like a chemistry lab, implying that is a good indication that the food must be worse for them than some other item, print out this page and hand it to them. Of course, being aware of the impact certain compounds have on our health is useful, regardless of whether you can pronounce it or not. But ‘long lists of big names and numbers, hyphens and greek letters’, as the strawberry shows, is not shorthand for unhealthy or toxic. By the same token, short lists and familiar words are no guarantee of being better for you.

via How to make a strawberry « The Tribal Scientist.


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