Having spent a few months in the "food world" as it relates to health, I've come to realize one consistently widespread fact about food: it makes people passionately crazy. Eating is one of the most personal choices and acts we humans perform, and just about the only thing we do several items a day, every day. So it came as no surprise to me when I read an article last week titled "There's No Such Thing As 'Clean' Food" that prompted hundreds upon hundreds of people, myself included, to feel the need to passionately weigh in with their thoughts and responses. I wanted to share a few of my thoughts on the article, from the perspective of one who "eats clean."
The clutch of the article centers around the argument that labeling our foods as "clean" automatically implies that the alternative is "dirty," language which can be considered hurtful and be construed as shaming. The author goes on to state that eating clean can be expensive and doesn't really do anything to solve the foodRead More »from Yes, "Clean Food" Does Exist — and I Won't Apologize for Eating It