In honor of the Week of Eating In, where we are encouraging people to cook from scratch, we decided we had to document some of the most unsavory proce...
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Used in everything from cookies to lipstick, palm oil is now common ingredient in many everyday items. Unfortunately, its popularity has led to extensive destruction of tropical rainforests.
Keeping people employed is not a good enough reason to perpetuate the plunder of our precious resources. Convenience is not a good enough reason. Fear of change is not a good enough reason.
Health care providers are making too much money. So what is the solution? Less health insurance, not more, may be the answer. Fewer food subsidies, not more, might be a start.
You do have to buy fresh fruits and vegetables. You can't rely on processed foods to be healthy. You have to cook, a little and learn the calories in the food you eat.
In his excellent book, The Sugar Fix, Dr. Richard Johnson talks about the dangers of a diet high in fructose.
Many people aren't familiar with raw foods or why they are important. Raw foods are simply foods from the earth that haven't been processed or heated above 118 degrees.
For now, until the FDA and the USDA get their acts together, when it comes to food and our health, it seems that we, the people, are once more on our own.
Thanks to indulgence, holidays are a time of accelerated aging. I can't promise you a Benjamin Button experience, but I can help you to enjoy the bounty, preventing a mutiny of the body!
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