Time to peel back the oniony layers of the food industry according to free-market principles.
Our mission: to understand how market distortions such as food subsidies are contributing to poor health in America.
There is a more sinister reason for the overlap between junk food and cheap food. Government subsidies of the ingredients that are the hallmarks of unhealthy food are nudging Americans toward junk food and fueling the obesity epidemic.
Too many Americans are obese. And while some — both in and out of the U.S. — make fun of America and attribute its obesity epidemic to some moral failing, that ain’t it. There are many reasons why, according to the CDC, 42% of Americans are obese, but one of the clearest is the federal […]
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