Re: To stay what we are, we eat (22/04/14 19:22:11)
In South America, where people were living on maize, pellagra was not a problem because the maize was boiled with alkali to liberate the anti-pellagra principles of the corn.
Old food culture is worth preserving. Fermented milk is a prophylactic against traveller's diarrhoea. Washing the cassava is protecting against chronic cyanide toxicity.
Take care with the spinach!
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