Kinris That industrial processing removes much of the nutritional value of the food it produces? That these handful of ingredients comsmos produced by only a handful of multi-nationals? That you might have been better off eating butter rather than margarine all along? That there are half the number of dairy farms in the UK than there were 10 years ago?
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Shelves: non-fiction , health-physical , read-in , library-books , u-prep , food Monkeys eating their own testicles. The merits of omega-3s. Foods to avoid. The ineffectual food system controlled by supermarkets and the demand for cheaper food. The exploitation of developing nations.
Antiquated legisalation and subsidies. But the author does eventually build on and update us on those issues, though perhaps Ms. The System Agricultural subsidies are benefiting large corporations e.
Like all dairy farmers we could pack up tomorrow and do something better with our capital but we do it because we have an emotional investment in the land and the animals. Sometimes this action is in response to growing domestic legislation and increasing local labour costs.
And subcontracting chains enable you to hide how little you are paying. Talking of slaves, Lawrence gives us a history lesson on the Atlantic slave trade as free labour for sugar production in the West Indies for British consumption by the rich. The Food Are a majority of us omega-3 deficient? Deprived monkeys self-harm. One tried to eat his own testicles. Experiments Lawrence describes are incredibly interesting, showing the substantial effects on physical and mental health. Diet changes in prison reflected a remarkable lowering of objectionable behaviour.
Violence and depression decreased as levels of omega-3 increased. A carcinogen present in starchy foods heated to high temps during processing, e. Baby formula, if possible. Eight months of exclusively bottle feeding results in 30, extra calories in the form of sugar, than consumed by breastfed babies. Commercial baby food. Sterilization caramelizes sugars in their fruit and veg.
Aspartame, an artificial sweetener that has been found to be carcinogenic. Endangered fish. Try to eat wild fish from the MSC sustainable list. Farmed seafood is rife with disease and heavy metals. Lawrence says the fish industry is committing suicide by willfully depleting wild fish stocks. Margarine and its hydrogenated trans fat high cholesterol crap. Soya milk. Babies exclusively fed soya milk equates to them taking 5 birth control pills a day - which is unsafe.
For boys, oestrogen can negatively affect their fertility. Most are high in sugar. Weetabix and porridge are best. Standard milk. Standing on concrete for long periods, too heavy udders prone to mastitis requiring antibiotics and possibly causing infertility, and not enough space to lie down in. Consuming lots of low quality meat. Neither are they free to eat their natural diet and are instead fed grain, lowering the nutritional value of their meat, eggs and dairy.
I knew about the water, not the sugar. Yep, change is inevitable. Remember, you get what you pay for. Hopefully, that will mean nutritious food free from chemicals produced by people paid a decent wage to treat animals with care.
Quien decide lo que comemos
Shelves: non-fiction , health-physical , read-in , library-books , u-prep , food Monkeys eating their own testicles. The merits of omega-3s. Foods to avoid. The ineffectual food system controlled by supermarkets and the demand for cheaper food. The exploitation of developing nations. Antiquated legisalation and subsidies. But the author does eventually build on and update us on those issues, though perhaps Ms.
¿Sabemos lo que comemos?
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