Favorites from February:
- LOVE the ripples created by Chipotle’s airing of their so-well-done “Back to the Start” ad during the grammys. Grist discusses: http://grist.org/factory-farms/ad-nauseum-did-chipotles-grammy-ad-scare-big-ag/
- Check out Chemical Cuisine, new resource (and app) from the Center for Science in the Public Interest. It calls out which food ingredients to avoid, like aspartame, one of the scariest: http://www.cspinet.org/reports/chemcuisine.htm
- Speaking of aspartame, “daily consumption of diet drinks increases the chances of stroke, heart attack, and vascular disease by 43% compared to…drinking diet soft drinks less than once a day” http://blog.fooducate.com/2012/02/03/will-a-daily-diet-coke-lead-you-to-a-stroke/
- Worth watching: how your body handles processed food: http://www.foodandtechconnect.com/site/2012/02/01/ramen-data-from-mouth-to-anus-m2a-smartpill/
- Michelle Obama reflects on the impact of Let’s Move! over the past two years. Main point: the conversation about healthy eating for kids has begun to change and evolve. Wohoo: http://www.cnn.com/2012/02/13/opinion/michelle-obama-lets-move/index.html
- First changes in 15 years to the national school lunch program; some real improvements: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/26/us/politics/new-school-lunch-rules-aimed-at-reducing-obesity.html?_r=2&hp
- Great to make girl scout cookies more sustainable (http://grist.org/sustainable-food/scouts-honor-the-push-for-sustainable-cookies-isnt-over-yet/), but shouldn’t we also push to make them healthier? http://blog.fooducate.com/2011/02/11/lets-talk-girl-scout-cookies/
- Are there unmet needs in eating apps? http://www.foodandtechconnect.com/site/2012/02/02/carbs-infographic-inspires-health-nutrition-wish-list/
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The answer might surprise you, as it’s a
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of the money back.