The world of food has changed drastically in the last 40 years. The '80s, '90s, and early '00s were about convenience. But as the health implications of nutrient-poor, calorie dense foods catch up to the masses, some argue that it's time to get back to the basics.
The Forbes article, "How Did We Get So Fat and Is There Hope," hits on some crucial points. The title of the article is blunt, yes, but it fits right in to CrossFit's M.O.
While many health-conscious individuals have made a point to just eat real food (JERF), the fitness world is sometimes in a bubble of wellness. Here, the author Jeanne Teshler breaks down the evolution of health and addresses recent changes in the food industry and the effect it has had on the population. The different sections are:
1. The first shift in diet
2. Food advertising
4. Hope for the future