Friday, April 25, 2014

Watch This Video and You’ll Never Eat McDonald’s French Fries Again

Eye opening video on corporate cooking...

In this video, Michael Pollan, author of the new book, Cooked, tells a horrifying story about how McDonald’s French fries are made. Skip to 3:10 in the video — you’ll be shocked.

Corporate cooking add salt, fat and sugar (All those are really really cheap)

1960-70, In the form of marketing, they have literally killed Home cooking and moved people to Fast food. Ads said, Women liberation and people got hooked to it.

Small book - Food rules by Michael

The way marketing works is by creating an anxiety and solve the problem

One diet for America - Eat anything you want just cook it yourself(real wisdom in that)

Key Points in the Video

  • Poor women who cook have healthier diets than wealthy women who don’t cook.
  • In America, rates of home cooking have decreased 50% since the mid-60s.
  • On average in America, we spend 27 minutes cooking per day, and 4 minutes cleaning up (which means it’s probably fast food — who can do dishes and scrub pots and pans in 4 minutes?).
  • To be healthy, eat anything you want, just cook it yourself.

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