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Video: Foraging For Your Vitamin C

Daniel Klein 1 comment

In this video from the Perennial Plate series, we meet a man who lives out of his truck (and camping), teaches at The University of New Mexico about wild greens, and forages from the mountains. More

Today in Food History: Elmer McCollum, Founder of Vitamin Naming System

Adam Kuban 1 comment

Today in 1879 pioneer nutritionist Elmer McCollum was born. "He isolated the growth-promoting factors now called vitamins A and B, distinguishing fat-soluble and water-soluble forms.... McCollum and biochemist-in-training Marguerite Davis gave the 'factors' letter names, because their structures had not yet been determined to give them proper chemical names."... More

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