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Entries Tagged as 'industrial food'

Roundup: Tours, harvests, ag news and more

July 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Books about food, Growing food, Roundup

Lots of news to report, from activities to politics to getting informed. Read on for local and larger news and links. On a local level KSU photo Having a field day. If this amazingly mild weather holds, I just may change my mind about skipping this Saturday’s (July 25) horticulture field day at Kansas State’s […]

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Real Food, Part 5: Real food at a real table

June 27th, 2007 · 2 Comments · Environment, Food selection, Healthy eating, local food

In Part 5 of a 5-part series on Real Food: What to Eat and Why, we note that individuals can make some changes to eating local foods and less-processed foods, but U.S. farm policy needs to change before Americans’ diets change significantly. She convincingly reports the advantages of real versus industrial foods but doesn’t show how people on a large scale can get real foods.

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Real Food, Part 2: Industrial food viewed as dietary demon

June 20th, 2007 · 2 Comments · Food selection, Healthy eating

In Real Food: What to Eat and Why, Nina Planck blames today’s obesity, heart disease, stroke and diabetes on food products created in the 20th century, products that change what nature made. She proposes eating lots of fruits and vegetables and avoiding processed foods and foods produced through industrial methods.

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