Tuesday, September 10, 2013

The deleterious effects of 'big food' on our health

From the Union of Concerned Scientists:
The Pulse: Facts You Need from Experts You Trust                     

It's no secret--the American diet of unhealthy, processed foods is killing us. More than 725,000 Americans die from heart disease and stroke each year. We can shrink this number through healthy eating, but we need our government working for--not against--us. Our new report, The $11 Trillion Reward, shows just how damaging current U.S. food policy is--favoring cheap, processed foods over fresh fruits and veggies--and what we can do to improve it. 

Check out the new report:

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