Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Wellness Wednesday

Today I'm focusing on "industrial" food, that is food that is prepared from natural ingredients that have been overly processed, supplemented with additives, and then packaged for your eating enjoyment.  The following two clips from Democracy Now! should help give you at least a hint that the pre-prepared food you purchase at the supermarket and other outlets is not good for your body or for your health.

In this first clip, Robert Moss, New York Times reporter and author of the book Salt Sugar Fat:  How the Food Giants Hooked Us talks about how large corporations work to make us want more food:

(I'm having trouble getting the clip to upload so if it doesn't appear, you can find it by going here.)

This next clip has food author Melanie Warner talking about her new book Pandora's Lunchbox:  How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal and how the "nutrients" in processed food aren't so nutritious:

(Again, (I'm having trouble getting this clip to upload so if it doesn't appear, you can find it by going here.)

At the end of the day, it seems we need to get back to eating simple but nourishing meals that include real ingredients and which provide us with the nutrients that our bodies actually need.

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