Digestion 101

One of the most idiosyncratic things about American culture is its relationship to food.  The citizens of the United States are some of the most diet-obsessed people in the world, counting calories and and studying ingredients while at the same time battling out of control obesity rates. Continue reading

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Why Traditional American Dishes Are No Longer Appropriate for Most Americans

With the recent revelation that celebrity chef Paula Deen has entered into a contract with diabetes drug manufacturer Novo Nordisk, it seems like a good time to examine why it is exactly that traditional dishes such as those popular in the Southern and Midwestern states are so bad for people living in today’s America. Continue reading