Category Archives: Processed Food

Skip the Vending Machines


By now, most of us understand, at least intellectually, the link between processed foods and the rise in the incidence of obesity in the U.S. The increase in the production and consumption of processed foods maps directly to the increase in obesity (and as a direct or indirect consequence, diabetes, heart disease, and other Western maladies) in our friends and neighbors.

Here is a good article about the processed foods industry from Andy Bellatti: What You Don’t Know About Processed Foods.” The article is an interview with the author of Pandora’s Lunchbox: How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal.