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Food Choices – Real, Processed, Manufactured

August 7, 2013

A cross over post worth sharing here!

Food, Farm, Life Choices

Recently when reading Nutritionism there was quite a few pages devoted to margarine vs. butter. The manufacturing of margarine added nutrients and ingredients in as a ‘healthier’ alternative to butter. Then the shift came and butter was shown to be better than margarine. Significantly so. This shift happened in decades. Difference in studies, research, beliefs, acceptance.

The book talks of the creation of nutritional food compounds as demanded by a public that can’t get enough supplements just in case they’re missing something. This, too, is not new. It dates back 100 years! Vitamins, minerals, nutrients were added to insure people got adequate nutrition. There’s calcium in orange juice (fortified) and no one really seemed to blink.

When the “pink slime” lean finely textured beef ‘scandal’ made the news, people weren’t happy with using all of the beef, they were incensed because they ate it, liked it and didn’t know what…

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