What a century! The scientific and technological breakthroughs made in our quest to understand the biological needs of the body have astounded us throughout the 1900s. We are seeing a dramatic shift in the public’s attitude about the role that diet and lifestyle play in our overall health and longevity. More people are realizing that in deviating from the natural order, we lose something invaluable and life-giving. Indeed, it is no longer considered “natural” for people to eat a diet that is overcooked, over processed, denatured, sprayed, and possibly even irradiated before being preserved and packaged. But how did we get to this point? Let’s take a quick look back.