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Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition by Howard Jacobson, T. Colin Campbell

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Genetics versus Nutrition, Part Two

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

—ISAAC ASIMOV

We all get sick. Most of the time it’s no big deal. In the memorable words of physician and writer Lewis Thomas, “The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives, but still hidden from the public, is that most things get better by themselves; most things, in fact, are better in the morning.” Our bodies take care of any illness fairly quickly, no intervention needed (especially if we’re eating a WFPB diet). If not, we go to the doctor or, if it’s very serious, to a hospital. These ...

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