What is food?

Real Food Is…

Posted on August 31, 2013. Filed under: What is food? | Tags: |

Real Food Is...

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Salt, Sugar, Fat: That’s how they getcha

Posted on June 19, 2013. Filed under: against the current, Diet, Food industry, What is food? | Tags: , , , , , |

Former FDA Commissioner David Kessler exposed the food industry’s purposeful use of sugar, salt and fat in his 2009 book The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite.

Now, New York Times investigative reporter Michael Moss takes the subject a step further in his book Salt, Sugar, Fat by taking a closer look at how the food industry makes the decisions they do; in the lab, not a kitchen.

Take away: Processed food is designed to be bad for you. Period.

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What’s in a Burger?

Posted on June 10, 2013. Filed under: What is food? | Tags: , |

I’ve been trying to refine my own understanding of when something is food vs edible. Maybe you can help me with this: what percentage of a hamburger needs to be meat in order to call it food? Check out this brief video for some relevant information: What’s in a Burger?

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