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If We Ate More Delicious Food, Would Everyone Be Healthier? Foodie Underground

If We Ate More Delicious Food, Would Everyone Be Healthier? Foodie Underground

Column What if the solution to our health and environmental problems was a matter of just making more delicious food ? “Why eat one donut when I can eat all six in the package?” I was having a tongue-in-cheek conversation about the standard American mindset to food with a couple of friends, who both happen to love donuts. Instead of savoring one quality donut, many opt for the cheap, $2.99 box of six industrial donuts. Because six is always better than one, right? And so we stuff ourselves, because in reality, those donuts are disgusting, and after we eat one, we’ve failed to be satiated, so we eat another, and another, in the hopes that just another bite will leave us feeling the way we want to feel. You can replace donuts with essentially any food product, and the result is the same: in the Standard American Diet quality and taste are our last qualifiers for what food we...

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