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Decoding Food

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FOOD; material consisting essentially of protein, carbohydrate, and fat used in the body of an organism to sustain growth, repair, and vital processes and to furnish energy.
Source: Encyclopedia Britannica

Ever wonder what all the terminology and verbiage behind food really means.  Below you can find common words often used in association with food.

A method of food preservation that is accomplished by removing water from the food, this inhibits the growth of microorganisms and prevents quality decay. Bacteria, yeasts, and moulds need water in the food to grow. Drying effectively prevents them from surviving in the food
Water is usually removed by evaporation (air drying, sun drying, smoking or wind... Read More

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Did you know the body does not recognize cooked food? The lack of recognition causes leukocytosis, which is where white blood cells are released into the stomach. White blood cells fight disease, kill bacteria, combat allergic reactions, destroy old and/or damaged cells, and kill invalid organisms. Eating food should not cause this sort of reaction from the body. Think of how exhausted our bodies are from not only the... Read More

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