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How does where we live effect what we eat?  This channel on Beautiful Nation Project is for discussing this very question, worldwide.  Tracking differences and similarities in food and eating habits throughout the journey of the Beautiful Nation Project

Foods Channel Forum

Americans throw out more food than plastic, paper, metal, and glass

This is a real headline from a recent Washington Post article online, "Americans throw out more food than plastic, paper, metal, and glass" by Roberto A. Ferdman.  I know how much plastic, paper, metal and glass we throw away and to think, we throw away more food than that?! Well, that is sickening. It means that not only are 1 and 9 people around the world not supposed to be starving - but that our landfills must be filled with disgusting, rotting, wasted food! As the article…

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How does where we live affect how we eat?

Have you ever had someone say, "You are what you eat"? If so, they were probably talking about the nutritional value of your meal - not where the food originated. In fact, what we eat says as much about who we are, as it does where we live in the world. Every country has a national dish, or two. For example, most countries have a common soup. The national soup is usually made from local ingredients and not too expensive to make. Chicken noodle soup, barely soup, rice soup, soup with corn, soup…

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Mapping the Geography of Pizza

Most of the major pizza chains are within a 5-mile radius of where I live, so I have my pick, but I usually order from whatever place is closest to where I am. So it doesn't matter if there are more Domino's locations than Pizza Huts where I live. I just want my feeding time to come sooner rather than later, and if that place happens to be Pizza Hut so be it. (Although, if I'm not in a rush, I'll go to the local sit-down place.) This is the point of the map above, which shows the nearest pizza…

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