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Ending World Hunger with Miracle Berries: A Vision


The miracle berry’s main function comes from its glycoprotein called miraculin, which masks a person’s sour taste receptors and activates the sweet taste receptors instead when the tongue is exposed to foods with low pH levels or are acidic. It is because of this function that it helps many ongoing health issues in the world today. An example for that would be obesity – since the miracle berry can be used as a sugar substitute, it can help save calorie intake. That goes as well for diabetes patients who can enjoy sweet tastes again harmlessly. Another example is the effect it can have for patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments – it gets rid of the metallic taste that the patients suffer from as a side effect from the treatment. These are only a few examples of how beneficial the function of the miracle berry is, but what if there can be more? What if this miracle berry actually has the potential to end world hunger? The possibility of this is highly intriguing and utterly interesting. This will be a thorough discussion about how it can be made to happen and how this vision can come to life.

Flavour and taste defines a person’s food chain. The initial reason why people eat the foods they eat is because those foods are palatable. No one would knowingly eat or purchase foods that they know taste really bad. So, in a world where the transformation of flavours is the most important thing in the food society, the miracle berry can actually be used to revolutionize the way the whole world can be fed. With so many different food derivations that already exist, world hunger still is a major problem today. If an opportunity is presented for an entirely new set of food derivations to be produced, on top of the ones that already exist, it could be a huge help to fight the problem; or maybe, just maybe, it can completely end it once and for all.

The miracle berry was discovered by a French explorer who went to West Africa to study plant life in 1725. This explorer discovered miracle berry when he witnessed a tribe peculiarly chewing these certain berries before their meals. He also noticed that the said tribe had the ability to eat wild vegetation around them, aside from the ones they were farming. They would take the wild vegetation and turn them into fermented products. The explorer noticed the tribe consume a wide variety of what is normally perceived as food to what people never even consider as food. He, then, discovered that the berries they were chewing before meals were miracle berries.

Now, if we just learn and take a page out of that West African tribe’s book, it can open so many doors to new possibilities about food. It has the power to upgrade our perception of what is edible and what is not, and that is exactly how the end of world famine can begin. It is but a vision and a dream, but if we could get this message across, it could definitely be a start. Instructional materials can be distributed among aid workers, and they could teach people how to cook grasses in more appetizing ways. There could be an application developed to scroll over a digital map of a certain region and have it show what available edible grasses there are and the best ways to cook them.

It is extremely exciting to even just imagine how a small red berry of barely 2 inches in size can lead to food innovations that could end an entire global issue. Experience the world-changing fruit though our freeze-dried miracle berries that are available for purchase. Buy now!

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