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Old 04-21-2018, 12:25 AM   #1
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Default When did Food Network start encouraging us to get fat?

https://www.buzzfeed.com/allensalkin...-making-us-fat

At some point, vegetables became the "V-word" at Food Network because viewers didn't want to watch healthy cooking. As Allen Salkin notes, "the question Food Network and its competitors face as evidence mounts that they are contributing to the nationís obesity is whether it is even possible for them to add enough fiber back into their programming to make it a little less deadly, while keeping their viewers entertained. That might not even be possible: Food entertainment may have not merely jumped the shark, but processed the sharkís meat into nuggets, coated them with brown sugar habanero beer batter, and deep-fried them beyond healthy redemption. If food media canít or wonít change, how do we fight back against its influence?"
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