NYT: Processed Food Is The Crack Cocaine Of Our Diets

NYT: Processed Food Is The Crack Cocaine Of Our Diets
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A NY Times Magazine written by Michael Pollan has provided us with one of the most important and instructive exposures on the "Western Diet" we've read to date.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 29 january 2007

On the effect of “perverse” marketing:

Of course it’s also a lot easier to slap a health claim on a box of sugary cereal than on a potato or carrot, with the perverse result that the most healthful foods in the supermarket sit there quietly in the produce section, silent as stroke victims, while a few aisles over, the Cocoa Puffs and Lucky Charms are screaming about their newfound whole-grain goodness.

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