Science is amazing, but it has its limits. We have been able to identify all the molecules in certain foods. We understand the bonds that keep the individual molecules together. And yet, we cannot build an apple fit for consumption. I am willing to accept that nature knows best most of the time. Consume a whole, plant food and you not only reap the benefits of molecules essential to life, namely the macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, and fats) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals). You also are the beneficiary of that plant’s lifelong battle to protect itself. To protect themselves against oxidative [...]