Matthew Solan

Silent Sports

Listen up: There’s a quiet subculture of outdoor enthusiasts who prefer muscle power to motorized recreation — and they’re beginning to make some noise.

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Excitotoxins

They’re supposed to enhance flavor and excite your tastebuds, but could these common food additives also be overexciting your cells — and doing damage to your nervous system?

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Looking for More Information

Additional Resources: BOOKSExcitotoxins: The Taste that Kills by Russell L. Blaylock, MD (Health Press, 1996) In Bad Taste: The MSG Syndrome by George R. Schwartz, MD (Health Press, 1999) The Crazy Makers: How the Food Industry Is Destroying Our Brains and Harming Our Children by Carol Simontacchi (J.P. Tarcher, 2001) A Consumer’s Dictionary of Food… Read more »

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Retreat

Sometimes, instead of surging forward on another explosive, equipment-intensive adventure, what you really need to do is fall back and get some perspective. Here are three adventures to help you challenge your own status quo.