I’m Still Standing

By Dec 9, 2011January 26th, 20157 Comments

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I am a product of the 1970s (born in 1968).

I realize that makes me incredibly old – strike that – vintage! to most of you reading this. But it also gives me an interesting perspective on children’s health – both generally, and my own kids in particular.

It seems to me that children of the 70s grew up in one of two camps:

* Camp Hippie: these kids were raised by the Flower Power people who got really interested in vegetarianism, veganism, and healthier living generally.

* Camp TV Dinner: these kids were raised by moms who were dazzled by convenience food marketing.

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I was over in Camp TV Dinner. That’s not say that my mom didn’t cook. She cooked a ton, actually. And everything she cooked from scratch was amazing and delicious and wonderful. But she definitely took advantage of the onslaught of processed food hitting the grocery stores….

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