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  • Prescription: More Broccoli, Fewer Carbs. How Some Doctors Are Looking To Food To Treat Illness

    WBUR - 06/04/2019

    In a different study at Northeastern University, researchers are using big data to better understand how individual nutrients affect the body and brain.

    Albert-László Barabási, a computer scientist at Northeastern, says that of the 17,000 chemicals identified in food, we only know how about 150 of them affect the body. So he’s combing published research across the world to figure out what the rest of them do.

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