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The United States Department of Agriculture tracks only a fraction of chemical compounds in our food that we consume, roughly around 150 fats, amino acids, sugars, and other nutrients in the things we eat. While these are important, they represent only a tiny fraction of the chemical compounds that make up our food.   “If you look closer at our foods, we don’t have just 150 nutrients,”...

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Oliver Homberg and Matt Alto are doing something not many would think of doing their whole lives. What might that be? These Northeastern University’s graduates are proud founders and owners of Boston Microgreens. They started as freshmen farmers, with little or close to the non-existent farming experience. By now though, they are selling heaps and trays of leafy greens to not only home cooks but...

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