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American Food Timeline: What has changed since the 1900s?

For this American Food Timeline, I will outline the major changes that occured. Starting in the late 1800s and early 1900s, foods were gaining popularity based on a few concepts: convenience, affordability, and taste.  1900s:A chemist named David Wesson created his own laboratory, where he created edible cottonseed oil. He was often getting into legal …

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Top dietary sources of inflammation to avoid in 2020: The human body is an input-output mechanism. The way we look, feel, and act is a direct result of what we choose to put into our body. That’s a concept that makes more sense to me than random chance. Essentially, we either take responsibility for our …

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What is Crohn’s Disease? Crohn’s disease is a chronic form of IBD (inflammatory bowel disease). With Crohn’s disease, certain areas of the digestive system get inflamed and form ulcers. This can result in symptoms such as abdominal pain, constipation, loose stools, lethargy, anemia, and weight loss. Typically Crohn’s disease is present in the rear of …

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What is ulcerative colitis? Ulcerative colitis is simply a form of IBD (inflammatory bowel disease). It occurs when the stomach lining of the colon and rectum become irritated and inflamed. Symptoms include the following: – loose stools/diarrhea– sharp pain in the abdomen – blood in the stool Severity of the disease highly genetic and dependent on how …

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