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For starters... more families (that have access to large quantities of meat) need to do at least one meal a week without it.... then grow to two+.

Also, meat per meal is WAY too high! Most men should have 6 ounces of meat or less, but have more, 2 to 3 times more. Women, 2-3 ounces!

Meat, the right meat can be so beneficial but the body can only absorb so much. We consume meat and bread in much larger quantities then vegetables. This is a fatal mistake.

Besides meat consumption being way to high to be healthy, overall consumption is mostly from over processed foods that contain little value and cause weight gain. People eat in sporadic intervals and then eat mostly empty calories. Dead foods instead of 'live' ones.

Food education through media and schools is the fastest way to solve this but teachers are inundated with testing. Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution is a great start. Harvest Foods program from a few years ago put fresh vegetables into the hands of elementary school children. It came with curriculum and a poster too. School gardens are great too. Ours is a lot of fun and educational.

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Comment by Bjoern Roehr on April 10, 2011 at 11:37am

As far as I know, Oliver's revolution faild. Parents and children alike stayed with the conventional food.
Aside from that, your start idea is very good. I convinced most of my peers/family to follow this example. Spaghetti once a week ;)
Comment by Carol Mendenall on April 10, 2011 at 11:38pm
It is hard to drastically change diet/life style and most on that show last year went back to old habits, true, but it did make others watching begin discussing what we eat at home and at school. Spaghetti is perfect! Pesto and pasta too (almond or walnut). Nuts and Parmesan cheese give it a good protein.

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