The End of Food


By Lizzie Widdicombe – “You need amino acids and lipids, not milk itself,” Rob Rhinehart said.

“You need carbohydrates, not bread.” Fruits and vegetables provide essential vitamins and minerals, but they’re “mostly water.”

He began to think that food was an inefficient way of getting what he needed to survive. What if he went straight to the raw chemical components?

He took a break from experimenting with software and studied textbooks on nutritional biochemistry and the Web sites of the F.D.A., the U.S.D.A., and the Institute of Medicine. Eventually, Rhinehart compiled a list of thirty-five nutrients required for survival. more> http://tinyurl.com/q4f9cs4

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