Advertising spend sums it all up

The food industry* spends more than $33 Billion — with a B — each year on advertising and promotion.  In contrast, the National Cancer Institute spends $1 million a year to promote fruits & veggies. Surely, the NCI isn’t the only one on our side, but still… this imbalance paints a clear picture of what we’re up against. Source: Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies, p.438. Image found in a rather roundabout way from this MySpace page.  I think it comes from […]

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Shrimp Burrito Diablo

Ignorance is not bliss

I had dinner at Baja Fresh with a good friend last night. As soon as I walked in, I looked around to find the nutrition information which — to BF’s credit — was sitting right on the counter.

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