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Sourcing the Menu: Fruit & veggies

NOTE: This is an edited version of portions of Appendices 2 & 3 of the “Revised Stealth Syndromes Study Protocol as approved by the University of California San Francisco Medical School Committee on Human Research. Standards and Sourcing (From Appendix 2) Fruits & vegetables All vegetables and fruits must come fresh from an organically-certified source […]

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Sourcing the Menu: Oils

NOTE: This is an edited version of portions of Appendices 2 & 3 of the “Revised Stealth Syndromes Study Protocol as approved by the University of California San Francisco Medical School Committee on Human Research. Standards and Sourcing (From Appendix 2) Edible Oils Given the lipophilic nature of BPA, phthalates and many other harmful environmental […]

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Sourcing the Menu: Avoiding Microplastics, biosolids and nano particles

NOTE: This is an edited version of portions of Appendices 3 of the “Revised Stealth Syndromes Study Protocol as approved by the University of California San Francisco Medical School Committee on Human Research.   The growing evidence of an environmental crisis caused by plastics in both fresh and seawater offers further reasons for concern. While […]

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Sourcing the Menu: Water & fertilizers: Ubiquitous contamination sources.

NOTE: This is an edited version of portions of Appendices 3 of the “Revised Stealth Syndromes Study Protocol as approved by the University of California San Francisco Medical School Committee on Human Research. Irrigation water: farm ponds, biosolids and recycled municipal wastewater. With rare exceptions, irrigation involves plastic pipes, tanks, tubing, drip devices, and valves […]

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Sourcing the Menu: Snacks

NOTE: This is an edited version of portions of Appendices 2 & 3 of the “Revised Stealth Syndromes Study Protocol as approved by the University of California San Francisco Medical School Committee on Human Research. Standards and Sourcing (From Appendix 2) Fresh fruit and nuts allowed. Also bread and baked goods prepared by the investigators […]

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Sourcing the Menu: Background on Lipophilia – Prime contamination problem for cooking and food processing.

NOTE: This is an edited version of portions of Appendices 3 of the “Revised Stealth Syndromes Study Protocol as approved by the University of California San Francisco Medical School Committee on Human Research. Lipophilia: for the love of fat In the scientific world, fats and oils are known as lipids. Lipophilia means a “love of […]

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Sourcing the Menu: Background on GMO

NOTE: This is an edited version of portions of Appendices 3 of the “Revised Stealth Syndromes Study Protocol as approved by the University of California San Francisco Medical School Committee on Human Research. We will avoid products known to have GMO ingredients. While the debate on potential negative effects has not reached a scientific consensus, […]

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