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Organic deception

In # 3: Organic foods - up close and personal by Tyler1 Comment

Luckily I needed to go grocery shopping for a few things so this assignment lined up perfectly. I chose to go to the Trader Joes on Pine Lake street in the South point mall because my mom does a lot of her shopping there and it’s basically on my way home from work. When I walked in everything seemed and looked just like a normal grocery store would for the most part. After walking up and down the isles I observed many differences in the way things were packaged. I noticed everything seemed more brightly and more colorfully packaged. The store itself after exploring more, had a way different vibe to it than your typical supersaver or Hy-Vee experience. Things looked the part of organic. You could really start to tell you were in an organic market opposed to a regular grocery store. It had a nature kind of theme to it which really got you in the mood to eat organic and healthy. It was really smart advertising when you think about it. Each package read something like 100% …

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Family Time

In # 1: You are what you eat by Tyler1 Comment

For me, food has always been about the enjoyment of the act itself. Eating some of my favorite foods is a big part of my life. As a human we obviously need food to survive so why would we not enjoy every second of it right? I’ve always loved the idea of trying new foods and experiencing different cultures through food. Food is one thing in this world everybody can peacefully relate to for the most part. We all need it to survive and whether you enjoy every food in the world or hate almost everything you’re guaranteed to find at least one food from each culture that you’ll love because mostly all the most popular foods Americans eat today originate from other countries. I’d say personally, food has impacted my life in more positive ways than negative. Of course not everything I eat is going to be good for me and some foods can really hurt my health in numerous ways in the long run. But for the most part I can say food has brought positive change into …