Saturday, January 05, 2013
Hungry For Change - Official Trailer
The art of healthy eating requires a lot of knowledge and a willingness to devote energy to preparing food. We try so hard to make good choices- eliminating anything white, eating organic- especially for the foods that have a high pesticide and herbicide load (like apples) and making food using only ingredients that grandma would have recognized. YOu see something like this movie and you realize, how much the decks are stacked against consumers.
So, the frustrating thing is that even if you eat this great diet, you find out that the couch is full of flame retardants, or that you sleep on a toxic mattress or that the water you drink contains antidepressants and plastics...ugh.
This movie is well worth watching. Especially the part about how much sugar kids get in things like milk - not chocolate milk, just regular...shocking. No wonder our population is so unhealthy.
The kicker is that our tax monies subsidize this unhealthy yuck- yet, healthy foods not only have to compete with loads of advertising, but also chemicals that don't have to be listed that have various effects on the brain and the big corporations get our tax money. People eat the "food like products" and get sick, then the pharmaceutical companies get their cut, then the insurance industry- it is all really, really disgusting.