David Letterman mocked Jaime Oliver's crusade to change the eating habits of the unhealthiest town in America-Huntington West, Virginia. Letterman may have made a fool of himself (again) by poking fun at Oliver's crusade.
From Guardian.co.uk 3/29/2010
"So Jamie Oliver will doubtless be relieved to hear of a…Continue
Added by Percival Scott Fife on March 31, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Another victory gardner from California found this blog post and shared it with me. I realized he had a point. As I read through the posts on this site about food & health, most of the information is about cities or at least places that are pretty well populated.
Rural America has just as much of a problem with obesity (he said a lot of California's small counties have obesity problems). Maybe city dwellers have an outdated idea of rural living as being quaint & not full of…Continue
Added by Percival Scott Fife on March 23, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments
The food deserts idea may be getting push-back. Most people still see overeating as a choice that is made because people lack self-control or discipline. A report released by the USDA is not going to help at all. The USDA believes food deserts exist, but the report makes it clear that there aren't many studies that say better food options lead to lowering weight.
The report's webpage reads:
This report fills a request for a study of food…Continue
Added by Percival Scott Fife on March 6, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments