Food For Thought

By D.S.

“Americans have always been obsessed with the idea that eating the right foods will lead to a long and healthy life,” says Milton Moskowitz, author of The Executive’s Almanac: A Diverse Portfolio of Eclectic Business Trivia (Quick Books, 2006), a handy fact book packed with tidbits about changing consumer habits. Years ago, three square meals a day chased down with a glass of milk was the rule; today, Americans want to know not just what they’re eating, but where the food comes from and what’s happened to it before it reaches their plates. At the same time, eating more meals outside the home and more bioengineered foods may give us less control over our diets. Below, a brief look at our evolving appetites.

Issue 25

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