We Don’t Know What To Eat

Why can’t science solve our most basic question of survival?

Thomas Goetz
Nov 1, 2017 · 8 min read
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In many ways, it’s the simplest possible question: What should we eat?

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What to eat according to the US Department of Agriculture, circa 2005.
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This, of course, is what science is for — to rationally cut through dogma and politics with empirical evidence.

Thomas Goetz

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Co-founder of Iodine, former executive editor of Wired, friend of data, writer of books. Latest: The Remedy.

Thomas Goetz

Written by

Co-founder of Iodine, former executive editor of Wired, friend of data, writer of books. Latest: The Remedy.

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