Re­vers­ing food cy­cle

Pro­cessed and pack­aged food and sweet­ened bev­er­ages have be­come a part of our life. They have re­placed tra­di­tional and fresh foods. Food com­pa­nies, re­tail­ers and agri-busi­nesses have taken over our food sup­ply, bring­ing about a change in our food con­sump

Down to Earth - - INTERVIEW -

DOWN TO EARTH Your work sug­gests that widely preva­lent obe­sity and non­com­mu­ni­ca­ble diseases are less a func­tion of in­di­vid­ual choices and more about the power of big food com­pa­nies and gov­ern­ments which now in­flu­ence what we eat. Are we sub­jects in the big pro­cessed food ex­per­i­ment?

COUR­TESY: SPH.UNC .EDU

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