Running a bit late this week but hope you enjoy. I’ll be taking the next two weeks off for vacation, but hope to resume sharing my favorite food articles in late September.
- Anna Lappe strikes out at Nina Federoff’s New York Times op-ed. GMOs still won’t save the world. Sustainable practices will: http://www.grist.org/industrial-agriculture/2011-08-20-why-gmos-wont-save-world-nina-federoff-new-york-times
- Scary news about US honey, and the problematic Chinese honey industry US companies buy from. More reasons to buy from local producers and avoid processed foods as “65 percent of honey sold in the U.S. goes into processed food.” http://www.grist.org/food-safety/2011-08-18-honey-laundering-tainted-counterfeit-from-china-in-US
- An infographic from an insurance company on the many health effects of soda http://www.fooducate.com/blog/2011/08/20/insurance-companies-say-quit-the-fizzy-pop/
- Does milk really do a body good? http://www.fooducate.com/blog/2011/08/31/is-milk-good-for-me-or-bad-for-me/
- Half of the US obese by 2030 http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/half-of-us-adults-will-be-obese-by-2030-report-says/2011/08/25/gIQAYthweJ_story.html
- LOVE this dissection of the sea salt/table salt debate. Salt HAS fallen under the “great Conspiracy of Scientific Complexity” as articulated by Michael Pollan http://www.fooducate.com/blog/2011/08/12/sea-salt-vs-table-salt-the-truth/