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Corey Rennell
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Corey Rennell is the founder of CORE Foods, a not-for-profit company that creates fresh alternatives to packaged food. During his research in nutrition at Harvard he became frustrated that lab studies were too high-variable to make decisive nutritional conclusions. Seeking more empirical evidence, Corey joined the BBC and Discovery Channel to study the fitness and health practices of 12 tribes living in survival circumstances. He compared his findings alongside the digestive physiology of chimps to synthesize enduring human nutrition trends. He is now a strong advocate for the separation of food from profit and promotes simple health practices like eating mainly fresh whole fruits & veggies and exercising daily.

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Three Shocking Ways Packaged Foods Are Contaminated

(26) Comments | Posted May 3, 2012 | 5:01 PM

Packaged foods acquire long shelf lives when their chemical properties are manipulated so that bacteria cannot grow. While this gives a perception of safety and sterility, it actually means that ingredients of any quality can be used and the food will never go bad. Low-quality ingredients can be...

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Packaged Food Is Mystery Food, Part I: Additives

(5) Comments | Posted December 14, 2011 | 2:10 PM

In my last post I identified the single most important enduring nutrition principle: Eat mainly raw fruits and vegetables.[1] This should be no shocker; it has been the central message of academic nutritionists for more than 50 years....

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The Secret To Nutrition Is No Secret

(85) Comments | Posted September 16, 2011 | 8:14 AM

Deep within the jungle of Papua New Guinea I gripped a milk-white larvae as its black pinchers pulsed back and forth -- it was dinner. My host Samuel assured me, "take a bite, tastes like chicken!" I was completing the final phase of "Last One Standing," a BBC series that...

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