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Ian Horman

BSc, PhD.

​After completing his studies at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland and the University of California, Davis, USA, he joined Nestlé in 1969 as a specialist in mass spectrometry (MS) and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). From 1987, he took responsibility for NRC Communication and continued in this position until he retired in 2003. Since then, he has worked as a regular consultant and writer for Corporate Research & Development within Nestlé

2 articles
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16.04.2015 Ian Horman BSc, PhD.
Our digestive system is like a biochemical factory. The pancreas sends enzymes to the mouth, the stomach and the gastrointestinal tract to break down the foods we eat and liberate their nutrients which will in turn feed our bodies and brains. Unused food residues leave our body via the colon as faeces.
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16.04.2015 Ian Horman BSc, PhD.
The brain is one of the most complex structures in the universe. It contains about 100 billion neurones, about the same number of stars in all the galaxies of the known universe. It takes in everything relating to the body’s external and internal environments and gives signals to act accordingly.
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