- Don't eat anything your great grandmother wouldn't recognize as food (no Cheetos!)
- Don't eat anything with ingredients a third grader can't pronounce.
- Eat meat of animals who themselves have been fed a healthy diet.
- Eat as much junk food as you like, just make it yourself (make your own french fries)
There are many more rules, those are just a few that stuck with me.
The thing that I think affected me the most was the story about the beef & chicken. We've all heard the stories of them being cooped up unable to roam, not getting outside at all, gaining tons of weight in a short time (getting a bigger bird more quickly). Seeing the pictures was the worst. I will look into buying grass fed beef and free range chickens. I am not sure what I will find in my small town or how it will fit into our budget but I am on the look out for it. I eat meat but I have always tried not to think about where it comes from and what happens to it before it gets to our table. Now I can't shake the scenes I saw today. Most of them came from a movie called 'Food Inc' which apparently we all need to see. Oprah viewers can get it at Amazon for $9.99 until Friday night.
On another subject I just have to say this: GOOD FOR YOU ELIZABETH EDWARDS.
It looks like she finally had enough of that good for nothing scoundrel she has stood by for years. No one knows the nitty gritty and there are two sides to every story (wouldn't you love to know his??) but I am sure it was hard for her to do this. I need to say that I do not encourage divorce and personally would do what I could to avoid it so I am not cheering her on because I think divorce is great. It will surely be hard on her and her kids and it may seem like she's throwing in the towel but her life on this earth may be nearing it's end and she should go out and enjoy what she's got left. Oh, and I read that he is 'extraordinarily sad' over their split. Should have thought about that a few years ago, huh buddy?