Archive | October, 2013

Hopeful about the future of food

15 Oct

When it comes to the future of the food system, it’s hard not to be discouraged. Nearly one billion people are hungry, and another 1.5 billion are obese or overweight. All over the world, people waste 1.3 billion tons of food each year. And according to the International Panel on Climate Change, humans are to blame for an increasingly hot, dry and natural disaster-prone planet.

But Food Tank has compiled a list of 14 reasons to be hopeful about the future of the food system. Share these with your networks to spread the message that the food system is changing for the better.
Read more:

http://ecowatch.com/2013/reasons-to-be-hopeful-about-future-of-food/

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Another opinion on what’s making us fat

4 Oct

Like everything our knowledge of health, fitness and diets evolve over time. I find the more information that is provided the more things look like the old ways was the best. Our ancestors ate real food and that did not seem to be a problem. They did not have all the electrical aids to make our work lighter. They used elbow grease and walked a lot. They did not sit on their butts all day and then go to the gym for artificial exercise. They did exercise as part of normal work and that worked. Modern comforts including comfort foods and non-foods we have ingested seem to be the elephant in the room that people are not willing to acknowledge and take a firm stand on. There is no need for artificial food and unfortunately our governments are silent on the issue. I found this article interesting and so I am sharing it with you. Would love to hear your opinion on it.

http://www.alternet.org/food/we-dont-know-what-eat?akid=11007.35630.fJzZC0&rd=1&src=newsletter905279&t=7&paging=off&current_page=1#bookmark

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