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When Bread Became Bad for Us

Published February 17, 2021

Adding chemical nutrients doesn’t cut it

Thanks for visiting The Bittman Project, a place where food is everything (or pretty close).

Welcome to the second installment of Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, from Sustainable to Suicidal, that came out last week. Here, I link vitamania, the fad that never ended, with why we’ve accepted bad bread for most of our lives. And if you missed it, also check out last week’s “why I wrote this,” as well as the first excerpt on hamburgers. I’m curious to hear what you think. — Mark