Monday, October 3, 2011

Slow Food Is Better For You & Your Wallet

People have fallen into fast food's commercialism trap if they believe that junk food is cheaper than real food. By just putting a little time and creativity into a meal, it is easy to create a healthy, wholesome dinner at home that isn't the hyper-processed McDonald's cuisine full of high-caloric fats and greases. The truth is that even though people complain that preparing a meal is more expensive than eating fast food, they end up paying more in both dollars and empty calories at Wendy's than at home. What's even more interesting (and frightening) is that hyper-processed food is designed to become neurologically addictive, not dissimilar to the effects that heroin use causes on the brain. Read more at