TidBit of the Day: Salad vs. Big Mac

| November 29, 2010

Wonder why a salad costs more than a Big Mac? Check this out.

Source: Good Medicine

In a time of budget cuts, why does so much go towards subsidizing fast food?

It’s tough…on the one hand, there are real farmers who cannot escape this subsidy racket and have to make a living; on the other hand, how much are we hurting our health when it’s cheaper to eat unreal food. To find out more about the Farm bill and get updates, check this out.

Jeff Nield at Treehugger found this inverse correlation between food subsidy and nutrition.

Perhaps learning more about how to influence the way food is subsidized (and what is subsidized) is really the way to change our food culture.

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