Reverence For Change By Rachel Scpostield Analysis

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Rachel Schofield, in her essay Reverence for Food claims processed foods caused America’s obesity epidemic, and believes lack of reverence for nature and food is the origin of the problem. In order to learn respect for food and nature Schofield advises growing ones own food would teach unity with nature. Admitting this may be difficult or impossible for many people, she recommends taking baby steps in the right direction. While processed foods are certainly unhealthy, a lack of reverence for food is not why people eat them. Processed foods are so popular because people live busy lives and are told they will make their lives easier by advertisers. Instead, a lack of reverence for food is the outcome of this fact. Moreover,
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In order to learn respect for food and nature Schofield advises growing ones own food would teach unity with nature. Admitting this may be difficult or impossible for many people, she recommends taking baby steps in the right direction. While processed foods are certainly unhealthy, a lack of reverence for food is not why people eat them. Processed foods are so popular because people live busy lives and are told they will make their lives easier by advertisers. Instead, a lack of reverence for food is the outcome of this fact. Moreover, growing ones own food does not address the problem of busyness and manipulative advertising. Eating a healthy diet would definitely be ideal, but the obstacles people face must be addressed …show more content…
Americans do need to eat a much more balanced diet in order to lead healthier lives. Growing ones own food would be a healthy habit because one would know it was organic, it would teach respect for nature, and would encourage healthy eating. Unfortunately, growing ones own food is impossible for a lot of people. Those in apartments do not have enough space, many feel they would not be able to because they don’t know how, or they may struggle to grow enough to feed a large family. On the other hand, growing ones own food is not necessary anymore because of super markets. All one has to do to eat a balanced diet is buy healthy foods and learn to prepare meals in advanced. If one puts some effort into it, a healthy lifestyle is not out of

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