“We’ve Americanized dishes to the extent that they don’t have their original health benefits,” says Dr. Daphne Miller, a family physician in the San Francisco Bay area and author of The Jungle Effect: The Healthiest Diets from Around the World—Why They Work and How to Make Them Work for You.
When leaving the Y after a less than strenuous workout I did something I rarely do. I picked up one of those advertiser supported magazines off one of many racks. I’m glad I did because the latest issue of Natural Awakenings contained this article. I found their website and read the article online because the print copy was not in
EconomPic: The Evolution of Food Consumption
While not a surprise, this is rather concerning. I recently outlined that bottom earners have been earning less for the better part of the past 15+ years and it looks like it may be actually impacting the dietary habits of Americans (i.e. eating less [unlikely] or eating cheap / unhealthy food [likely]).
The crossover point in 1999-2000 is what fascinates me.
I was relaxing, catching up with the news when I realized I hadn’t posted a Scary Chart in quite some time. Then, I saw this chart. The quote above is from the author of the chart, not me. Interesting, eh?