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Problems with the American Food Culture

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The main problem in production is Factory farms.

The main answer to these problems is Small family farms.

The main problems in consumption:

  • Overconsumption of fast foods, resulting in poor nutrition, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, other diseases;
  • Over-reliance on processed (packaged) supermarket foods, resulting in poor nutrition, unneeded & often toxic preservatives;
  • Lack of the vital nutrients contained in fresh fruits & vegetables, again causing poor health.

Some answers to consumption problems:

Title Author, etc. Medium Topic Library Description
Forks Over Knives Gene Stone Book Food Kl Co How much healthier we become by emphasizing fruits and veggies in our diet.
In Defense of Food Pollan, Michael Book Food Kl Co "Don't eat anything that your great-great grandmother would not recognize as food."
Reclaiming Our Food Tanya Denckla Cobb Book Food Kl Co How the grassroots food movement is changing the way we eat

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