Gregory R. Ziegler

Food scientists make “fake foods” or “foodlike substances” through the process of adulteration… The most important thing about any food is not its nutrient content, but its degree of processing, and “refining” is especially deleterious, or so says author Michael Pollan in his book In Defense of Food.

For Pollan, refined flour is the first industrial fast food. But the desire for white bread predated the invention of roller mills, as did processes for separating the starchy endosperm from the bran…

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