… in our bodies run at a level below our consciousness — and beyond our conscious internal control. If we had conscious control of our digestive processes, for example, we could just command it to not digest certain foods we ate. But that’s not how we work. You put food into the system; it gets digested and metabolized according to our physiology.
Punchy writing, Steven! Really appreciate the eloquence and directness of your writing! Thanks for this primer and the excellent research. Bookmarking this for future referral!
Two truths about food that we now know beyond any doubt:Everything we eat is getting blander and flavour technology is getting phenomenally better.Mark Schatzker’s eye-opening, forensic analysis of our food choices in "The Dorito Effect" is unputdownable.A no-holds-barred, unflinching, scientific argument that convinced me to eat better.
I'd really appreciate if you can spare the time to read my analysis of the book, I think it makes a perfect companion article to your excellent writing!