I was talking about this last week. The whole thing had my knickers in a twist! I think a far better study would in fact be what is suggested in this post: Eating Junk Food Makes You Fat, Stupid, Infertile and Lazy. (I had to throw the last one in there, because the first point in the original article was that the woman was nonplussed to have been unable to find a ‘ready-to-serve’ fruit platter at a Farmer’s Market. Honestly Woman! Have you never heard of DIY?? Ok, maybe I am a jerk? Naw, I doubt it!
Originally posted on Activist Awake:
May 23, 2012 | Natural Society
Do you eat real, organic food? If you do, you must be a jerk, according to a new ridiculous ‘scientific study’ that most likely has financial ties to factory farm corporations and junkfood makers across the planet.
Instead of discussing the wide variety of health benefits of eating real food — the kind made without harmful pesticides that actually make you stupid, the researchers use participants to show how ‘eating organic can make you a jerk’.
Now spanning the mainstream media headlines, the ‘scientists’ use the fact that those who eat organic are ‘stingier with their volunteering’ time as one of the reasons as to why it could ‘make you a jerk’.
What the scientists do not discuss, as it is much more serious and could potentially change the way that the public eats (and spends their money), is the serious illnesses associated…
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