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Eating NAFTA

NAFTA Changed the Face of Mexico’s Food System, Leading to Devastating Public Health Implications for its People

"Eating NAFTA… exposes how changes in policy following NAFTA have fundamentally altered one of the most basic elements of life in Mexico – sustenance. Mexicans face a food system that favors food security over subsistence agriculture, development over sustainability, market participation over social welfare, and ideologies of self-care over public health. Trade agreements negotiated to improve lives have sometimes failed, resulting in unintended consequences for people's everyday lives."

US Food System

Consolidation in the Food System

This month a mega-merger was announced between Kroger and Albertsons that could have large ramifications for grocery shopping in American supermarkets while continuing the trend toward further consolidation.

Does it Matter If I Call Myself a Food Addict?

Where is the line that separates normal eating from food addiction? Aren't we all addicted to it to some extent, and don’t we need food to live? I have asked myself these questions many times, and I have tried to answer them with help from professionals and in my own social circles.

Overeating Causes and Solutions

Food addiction and compulsive overeating are primary causes of obesity—a major problem in the US and many other countries. This article summarizes the causes and solutions to overeating and obesity.

5 Essential Tips for Mindful Eating

Today's society moves so fast that most of us have forgotten what it looks like to be intentional and mindful with our food. In turn, there is a disconnect between the foods we eat and how they make us feel.

NSS Inc.’s Food Service Programs Provide Access to Alternative Foods with eCommerce

NSS Inc.’s Food Service Programs Provide Access to Alternative Foods with eCommerce

NSS, Inc.’s chief mission is to continue satisfying the basic human need for food, and to do so from the unique perspective of science-based programming. Our food pantry programs are unique in that scientific approach, which we use to ensure that our services are 1) empowering and client-led, 2) nutritionally relevant, and 3) able to account for conditions of poverty (now defined as social determinants of health).

Recovery From Eating Disorders - My Plant-Based Journey

Recovery From Eating Disorders – My Plant-Based Journey

This article contains material regarding eating disorders that may be triggering for some readers. According to the American Psychiatric Association, eating disorders are illnesses in which people experience severe disturbances in their eating behaviors and related thoughts and emotions. People with eating disorders typically become preoccupied with food and with their body weight. An eating … Continued

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