In a recent poll, workers were asked how their job affected the outside world. A small percentage replied “My job may make the world a worse place.” Of these naysayers, a whopping 43% were employees of fast food chains. Seems harsh. I’d put things like racism, ignorance, and apathy in the “making the world worse” category. Value meals make the world fatter. Big difference.
On the bright side for McDonald’s and kin, Rodale Institute, a leader in the organic farming movement, gives its Positive Side of Fast Food. Baby steps…
If you haven’t checked it out yet, be sure to swing on by my good friend Renee’s Girl on the Go blog for Shape magazine. The fact that I’m featured this week has nothing to do with it.
Apparently, in the wildly popular book series The Hunger Games food plays a prominient role. Naturally, there is now an Unoffical Hunger Games Cookbook.
Blog of the week: at Reality of Health of and Weight Loss suggests 4 dietary swaps to make right now.