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TV dinners: The hidden cost of the processed food revolution

30 May 2017

Between 1977 and 1995, American potato consumption increased by a third, almost entirely because of the rise of fried potatoes.The challenge now - as with so many inventions - is to enjoy the benefit without also suffering the cost.

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Keywords: food, characteristics of technology

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