“Don’t eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.”
Every time I go to the grocery store, I am struck by the sheer volume of food housed in the middle aisles… and I use the term “food” rather loosely. It seems as if the outer edges of the grocery store, where fresh foods are kept, keeps shrinking and shrinking as the aisle foods take over. We always tell people to “shop the perimeter”, but when everything in the middle is so bright and shiny, it’s easy to get sucked in and lose your way!
I am reading Joel Salatin’s book “Folks, This Ain’t Normal” right now, where he details the many ways our food production system has evolved into something that would be unrecognizable to someone 50 years ago. As a result, I don’t think it’s surprising that a lot of the food products available today…
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