FoodWISE, vital fats, and vital information—college town update

Image: Ricotta cheese—what happens when the body is deprived of vital fats?   Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE, on the vital role of fats and theories about what happens when the body is deprived of fat. Also, update on college towns, practical wisdom, and coronavirus surges

FoodWISE and provocative research

Image: Fats incorporated into delicious beans. Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE, on fats and statins, and offers this story on what’s happening to New York City.

FoodWISE, fat, and sun

Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE—looking at some theoretical work on fats! And offers some information on vaccines, typical of the different arguments being made: what’s the deal with Vaccines I? and what’s the deal with Vaccines II?

FoodWISE wins Living Now Book Awards silver medal!

Gigi reads about processed fats tonight, and announces an award FoodWISE just received for the Living Now Book Awards. See: FoodWISE wins silver! to see the complete listing of all the winners, FoodWISE is about the 7th book cover down. Finding the right category for it (a book on political economy+food psychology+sustainability+cooking+wise living+delicious farming) was…

FoodWISE, what’s the deal with fats?

Image: a diverse mix of fats (state of Guanajuato)   Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE, about Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids, and trans fats. The articles she notes tonight—one, about the interesting genetic profile of coronavirus spread: coronavirus genetics and, what governments around the world are facing with COVID: coronavirus spread

FoodWISE and unsaturated fats

Image: Feta, draining—a good source of saturated fatty acids, and, beneath, a bottle of delicious Palagio Olive Oil—a good source of mono unsaturated fatty acids. Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE, on unsaturated fats—the mono and the PUFAs, and gives plant and animal sources. She offers this story tonight, challenges for families and how to school their…