Is This the Year We Drain the Food Swamp?
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Is This the Year We Drain the Food Swamp?

  “Americans today live in a food swamp,” says Deborah Cohen, a physician and researcher at the Rand Corporation.  Her new book is A Big Fat Crisis: The Hidden Forces Behind the Obesity Epidemic and How We Can End It.  Bottom line?  “We have to drain the swamp.” Progress on this front in 2014 didn’t look … Continue reading

The Sugar Season is Starting
Food Addiction / Food Environment / Junk Food / Marketing / Sugar

The Sugar Season is Starting

 You may think it’s back to school season but walk into your local grocery store you’ll see the candy manufacturers have something else in mind.  We are at the beginning of what I call the sugar season. It goes from now until Easter and every year it seems to start earlier and grows even bigger.  For those of us … Continue reading