The Inconvenient Truth About Cheap Food and Obesity

The Inconvenient Truth About Cheap Food and Obesity

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Faith Durand
Apr 4, 2011

In today's food news, via our friends at Food News Journal: Wellesley prof and food politics researcher Robert Paarlberg points out the flaws in Pollan's argument that farm subsidies lead to cheap food and obesity. Plus, an update on the no food, all beer Lenten diet (more interesting and less of a stunt than we realized at first! Monk research is involved).

Read on for more news of the day via Food News Journal.

Sweet! Candy eaters surprisingly slimmer - MSNBC
Obama to Set New Calorie Count Rules - Wall Street Journal
Colorless Food? We Blanch - NY Times
Study: Fresh food can lower your BPA - Chicago Sun-Times
Jamie Oliver's brain food crusade runs aground - Observer UK
Single-source cocoa the hottest trend - Boston Herald
Lemon icebox pie: a gift from the fates - Salon
Update on no food, all beer Lenten diet - CBS Chicago
The Inconvenient Truth About Cheap Food and Obesity - GOOD
Flying Dog Brewery Raging Against Mich. Over Label - DCist

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