We are what we Eat

April 29, 2010

I have been doing a lot of exploring into food and where it comes from, and it doesn’t look pretty. The movies “Food Inc”, “We Feed the World” and “Fast Food Nation”, and the excellent books “Omnivore’s Dilemma” and “Eating Animals” cover the main issues and arguments, ie, industrial farming is packing animals with corn and harmful antibiotics, which in turn we eat, leading to all sorts of problems. Even “organic” is under threat, with new movements back to traditional farming trying to put real food on the table. Linked to this, the more detailed “The China Study” talks about these issues as they relate to diseases like Cancer. All in all a huge problem.





Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: