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My Take on the French Paradox

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

As Americans we often refer to the French Paradox with a certain amount of jealousy. We'd die to indulge in more fattening foods, drink more wine, and continue to look and feel good. So why can't we do it if the French can?

The American Diet: USDA Chart Compares What We Should Be Eating To What We Are Eating

Grist | Tom Philpott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The above chart, created by the USDA, compares the food consumed by the average U.S. citizen (using "loss-adjusted food availability" data as a proxy ...