Posts tagged food
Posts tagged food
Things worse than cannabis #1: Margarine.
Margarine is the result of vegetable oil put through a hydrogenation process which creates a solid substance, in essence spreadable fat. While it has been marketed as a healthier butter substitute, margarine is so full of trans fats that even minimal consumption could increase your risk of heart disease.
The most harmful aspect of consuming margarine is chronic inflammation - linked to Rheumatoid arthritis, Scleroderma, Systemic lupus and of course heart disease. Chronic inflammation has dietary roots and could be triggered by any diet involving dairy products.
While consumption peaked in 1993, United States citizens nowadays eat about 2 billion pounds of margarine per year. The margarine and cooking oil industry legally sold $4.2 billion worth of buttery spreads in 2011 and not one customer was fined or imprisoned from consuming this harmful substance.
To quote my late hubby’s cardiologist, “That shit should be outlawed.”
Wall St. has become the scapegoat du jour. Not guiltless to be sure, but just small fry, puppets really. The big fish, the true power elite, remain invisible.
The Wall Street mindset.
(Source: cartoonpolitics, via )
From The Economic Collapse:
Have you ever thought about getting your food out of a trash can? Don’t laugh. Dumpster diving has become a hot new trend in America. In fact, dumpster divers even have a trendy new name. They call themselves “freegans”, and as the economy crumbles their numbers are multiplying. Many freegans consider dumpster diving to be a great way to save money on groceries. Others do it because they want to live more simply. Freegans that are concerned about the environment view dumpster diving as a great way to “recycle” and other politically-minded freegans consider dumpster diving to be a form of political protest. But whatever you want to call it, the reality is that thousands upon thousands of Americans will break out their boots, rubber gloves and flashlights and will be jumping into dumpsters looking for food once again tonight. (Read More….)
Sunday, 07 Aug 2011"I fully expect more social unrest in the world, I fully expect more turmoil, but I didn’t expect it to happen this quickly because food prices are somewhat depressed," says Rogers.
Read more: Jim Rogers: Soaring Food Prices Will Cause Riots