“There is absolutely no doubt that along with exercise and favourable genetics, diet is a key preventative when it comes to disease. But curing disease by eating specific foods is another matter.
We anthropomorphize all the time; it draws us emotionally closer to the other. We love our dogs and treat them as our “fur babies,” conferring on them an ability to understand my words that, in reality, exceed their understanding.
What do we actually know about the global food supply? This infographic comes from Information is Beautiful.
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Policymakers love nudges – predictably altering people’s behavior without forbidding choices or changing economic incentives.
Food packaging comes with lots of labels; the government mandated nutritional contents, perhaps some form of “Healthy Choice” certification, and those front-of-the package (FOP) snippets designed by marketing.
A couple of years ago, Panera Bread went crazy. Somebody high up in the corporation decided that selling (what is, in my opinion1) really great tasting food was no longer a sufficient strategy.
Routine doctor's appointments usually end the same way. The doctor encourages you to exercise, stress less, and eat healthy, usually mentioning something about vegetables and fiber.
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