Thursday, February 10, 2011

Real food

Here's a New York Times article that examines all the sophistry and confusion surrounding food. Even the USDA can't just say, "Eat real food, not processed shit." It's something my mother often laments. Could it be that we in the US, or modern people in general, are so enthralled by the new--new gadgets, new exercises, new diets, new industrial edible products--that we can't just eat smart? We have to turn food into one more complicated, indecipherable realm of magical cures and breakthrough technology.

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