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Goldilocks, Cornucopias, and the American Diet

As mentioned in an earlier post, there is a common vocabulary related to food, and it doesn't always relay qualities that are intrinsic to foodstuffs: think "crazy" fruit flavors and "sinful" chocolate. Another issue seems to preoccupy us, or at least food advertising: wanting "more"--whether mor...

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Tags: American culture, Enough, Goldilocks, Okinawa, Portion size, Sweden
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Food Labels in Sweden Reflect Carbon Impact

Reading food labels can be overwhelming: fat, salt, calories...carbon? According to a New York Times article, To Cut Global Warming, Swedes Study Their Plates, in Sweden, people have one more factor to evaluate when buying food in the grocery store or at some restaurants: carbon impact. The count...

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Tags: Carbon impact, Food label, New york, Sweden
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