Nos E.U.A., a obesidade bate todos os recordes. Foto sacada de http://www.bellenews.com

Os norte-americanos são, de todos os povos, os que menor percentagem do seu dinheiro dedicam à alimentação. Porque nos E.U.A. a comida (presumo que aquilo seja ‘comida’) é, em termos relativos, mais barata do que em qualquer outra parte do planeta. Mas…

“Cheap food is an illusion. There is no such thing as cheap food. The real cost of the food is paid somewhere. And if it isn’t paid at the cash register, it’s charged to the environment or to the public purse in the form of subsidies. And it’s charged to your health.”          Michael Pollan

“If your meals consist of $1 burgers and super-size drinks, your diet may be cheap, but it is also excessively high in grains, sugars, and factory-farmed meats. This is a recipe for obesity, diabetes and heart disease, just to name a few calamitous conditions that befall those who consume the standard American diet!”           Dr Mercola