24 Aug '11, 12am

Family Kicks the Junk Food Habit | Care2 Causes

Family Kicks the Junk Food Habit | Care2 Causes

These days it seems everyone has an idea for turning some sort of life change or personal commitment into a blog and, if all goes well, a book, a speaking career and maybe even a movie. I have some favorites, including 37 Days , 365Give , Julie & Julia and 365 Grateful . This one is a healthy addition to my growing list. “100 Days of Real Food: 1 family. 2 kids. 0 processed foods ” was inspired, in part, by Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food . For the Leake family from North Carolina, the book was a wake-up call. They decided to eat only “real, fresh, whole, organic, local, non-processed food .” They came up with ten reasons for cutting out processed foods and blogged their experiences. One of the first things they had to do was define “real food.” Their list is a helpful guide for families considering taking the 10-Day pledge as a way of dipping toes into the real-food w...

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