Food for Thought

Food is so much more than fuel for our bodies. When we purchase and gather food, we empower the people and systems that produced that food to continue, giving tacit approval to their methods. – Greg Atkinson

Counter Culture Moment #7

The mortality rate associated with anorexia nervosa is 12 times higher than the death rate of ALL causes of death for females 15-24 years old. Without treatment, up to 20% of people with serious eating disorders die. With treatment, the mortality rate falls to 2-3%. – mirasol.net

Counter Culture Moment #5

69% of girls ages 10 to 18 confirm that photographs of models and celebrities in magazines inspired their desired body shape. – “Women’s Self-Esteem Affected By Idealized Female Images… But Not In The Way You Think.” The Huffington Post.