Over consumption of sugar and carbs are to blame for obesity. Re-examine fat, its role in nutrition and society, via Civil Eats.
Posts Categorized: Food Politics
The number of young farmers is increasing in the US; there is a lack of land, money, and mentors, but a lot of spirit, via New York Times.
A documentary on food waste, dumpster diving and the people who do it, via Dive! the Film.
When I’m planning a meal or going to the grocery store, I always check the USDA food pyramid to make sure my list is on track and ensure that I have a healthy lifestyle. Don’t you? The USDA released Dietary Guidelines last week and while they’re more sensible than in years past, I honestly wonder, do they really do any good? Is it more helpful to suggest that people reduce sodium than to suggest they reduce the amount of processed food they eat—which would help on numerous levels, not just the salt issue. My belief about salt, this very essential rock we eat, is that if you don’t eat processed food, and are otherwise healthy, your body will automatically regulate the salt you desire. I don’t worry over salt. Remember when we were told that Read On »
Chef Jamie Oliver’s filming permit was terminated by the LA Unified School District, learn why. School food programs fail, via Independent UK.