Food and Food Products
By Vishwanthar on Health
April 28, 2014
This is an excerpt from the book Exuberant animal. The author here recognizes the difference between food and food products.
Goes bad fast
Vibrant colors, rich texture
Strong connection to land, seasons and culture
Always the same
No connection to land, seasons or culture.”
What is the take home message?
You have to choose food over food products. Your bodies weren’t meant to eat food products. For example, as Frank Forencich says’ “Look at it, sniff it, touch it, sniff it again. What is it? It is edible? Will it be tasty? Will it make my body happy or will it make me sick? Animals ask these questions every day; the answer is fundamental to their health and survival.” It means that animals instinctively can make out what is safe and what is not.
Perhaps in the earlier days even humans could trace easily between good and bad food. For example, if a thing smelled and tasted bad, it was probably bad for your body. But now modern predicament forces us where it is hard for the children to make out the difference between food and food products. Many of the food products are advertised and enticed in the best possible way. The food manufacturers allure and suggest you that it is healthy and safe to consume such a kind of food product. For example, Lays chips or Diary Milk. I believe the above stated differences might through some light in distinguishing between food and food products.
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