Processed Foods is the new cancer, seriously. The amount of ready to eat, stay in shelf for months but still looking great kind of food is insane. Bu processed foods make sense. They taste great and they are always available to eat. They can be bought in great quantities and preserved for long time. They vary from a snack to a full meal and something in between and they can also be labeled deli.
NPR has this great story about What America Spends On Groceries 1982 – 2012. Back in 1982 Americans spent 11.6% of their groceries money on processed foods and sweets. Fast forward 20 years and Americans spend 22.9% of their groceries money on processed foods and sweets. This is insane. (more…)