Tag Archives: obesity

Mmm… you can taste the machinery!

I don’t know if any of you caught the small blurb in the NY Times, but it turns out that the US eats more processed food than any other country. Period. In fact, it turns out that even some people at the USDA realize that the average American doesn’t really care what goes into their mouth. According to Mark Gehlhar from the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS): Continue reading

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Around the Web 2

As most of you have probably done yourselves, I’ve happened to stumble on some good food-related articles/sites in the past few days and thought I’d share!

Today we have some food safety tips, news on obesity, news on food labeling and a couple of stories about things you didn’t think were food. Continue reading

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The Southern US and Obesity

Most of you don’t like to see the “dark side” of food, but if I’m going to blog about it, you can’t just get yummy pictures without seeing a bit of the underbelly.

Today we’re going to discuss one of the most hated subjects when it comes to food: Obesity. The question posed comes from Time: “Why are Southerners So Fat?” Continue reading

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