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Friday, April 24, 2009

We are what we eat!!!!!

If the saying "We are what we eat" is true, then have become corn and fossil fuel.

I am in the middle of listening to a fascinating book called "The Omnivore's Dilemma" by Michael Pollan. As the desciption of the book from his website states, the author "follows each of the food chains that sustain us—industrial food, organic or alternative food, and food we forage ourselves—from the source to a final meal, and in the process develops a definitive account of the American way of eating."

It is truly an amazing account of who we are and what we eat. I had no idea just how "industrialized" are food and food habits have become and just how much corn has infiltrated into almost everything we eat.

I recommend this read.

I would love to hear your thoughts

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