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    The slow food movement implies a mindset of living to eat rather than eating to live. The slow food movement began in 1989 as a protest against McDonald's and stands for the same. This movement signifies a push against fast food and strives to reconnect people to what they are eating. Michael Pollan writes about the slow food movement in The Omnivore's Dilemma. Pollan wishes to reform the lost connection that humans once had with their food in the aspect of farmers, crops, plants, and animals. The slow food movement opposes any convenient means of eating, which includes, fast food, processed foods and pre-made meals. Overall, the slow food movement offers an alternative to the conventional food system that our society so closely relies on,…

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    Before the early part of the twentieth century everyone had farm to table food, they would grow their own food, or bought it from local farmers. That was a habit out of pure necessity because there was really no other way to survive. As time went on, people progressed and found easier ways to get a hold of food. With the food being able to travel hundreds and thousands of miles because of improved transportation and refrigeration, food was becoming less fresh and more processed. People still had…

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    I learned about the slow food movement where increased awareness of food insecurity and sustainability has led to more focus. I also learned that we should be aware of what other communities have in relation to what we have available to us. I agree with the author that all people deserve food security, which means the ability to have access to food. It made me happy to know that Chicano families could grow food relative to their culture, because being of Mexican descent, I know how important it…

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    The short film project Hong Kong Slow Food explores the meaning and impact of slow food development in Hong Kong environment. What we found out in the course of making the film is how much the locally emerged movement such as Slow Food can reach different parts of the globe and transform the food industry globally. The movement that emerged in Italy was originally aimed to resist the growing influence of fast food chains in the country, specifically, McDonald's. Nevertheless, Slow Food…

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    Have you ever marveled over why dogs wag their tails? We've always heard, through videos, movies, and books, that dogs wag their tails out of happiness. Yet, is that all there is to it? Dogs also seem to show other emotions than happiness, too! Even when they appear angry, afraid, or annoyed, they still wag their tails. If you're angry, it seems unlikely to represent happiness at the same time. How do domesticated dogs portray their emotions; to humans, and other dogs? Do dogs wag their tails…

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    convenient, finger licking good - this is the image of American fast food, but behind the scenes of joy and delicacy, what shadows are hidden? When I studied in college, I had a part-time job at Subway for a long time. We all think that subway is health and low card food. Eating it can help you losing weight. But, if you know the environment was dirty in my working place, mice dug into the hole, cockroaches were chaotic string, and vegetables had disinfectant water taste. As well as the boss…

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    diet regulations. We have received historical evidence about the foods we consume and encouraging information to promote the importance of preparation and how it affects our wellbeing. Food preparation and the way it is served has quickly transitioned from slow farm cooking, to industrialized fast food. Originally, food was valued amongst many families and cultures across the globe. It was prepared and grown by hand in a timely matter, as many families had to farm and grow their own crops.…

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    the theme of war and the tough dark journey the soldiers undertake therein. The lighting of the movie is exceedingly illustrative of the hazards of the war in the wilderness and also a figurative trip that the fighters attempt in the spiritual domain. The colors depicted in the movie mirror the whole journey. The root hues at the beginning of the movie remind us that we are still on earth, this shows us that all the soldiers are in a war zone, they still alive. The camera movement technique…

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    5 Hour Energy versus RedBull With a fast-paced world, many people are struggling to keep up. Some people have trouble getting through the last bit of their day. Remedies to these problems would normally be solved by more sleep, healthier foods, and better exercise. Although all of those activities are important, they are not attainable at any given moment of the day. Energy drinks and shots are becoming more prevalent in pop culture as people are realizing their quick fix. Energy drinks are…

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    I have two parents, a mom and a dad who are married. Still married. They work regular 9-5 jobs and lead a very stable lifestyle. I have one sister and it’s just the four of us living together. All my grandparents (7) got divorced and remarried. My childhood was pretty normal, soccer games, school plays, dance practice, family dinners. My mom was raised with no-rescue parenting then did a 180 degree turn and became the world 's best helicopter parent ever. Both my parents would be…

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