Everybody has different wacky opinions on dieting, but most agree on one thing: Dieting at McDonald’s is bad and useless. “What’s even the point of getting a large Diet Coke with a Big Mac and fries?” is probably something you’ve heard before. Until recently, I shared that sentiment as well.
I’m not a baby, and have a full set of chompers, and so I rarely eat applesauce. It’s not that I don’t like applesauce, but when would I eat it? As an appetizer? A snack? A dessert? There are numerous foods I like better in each of those categories, and so applesauce just doesn’t really fit into my eating habits.
The concepts of “organic,” “free range,” “shade grown,” “farm-to-table,” “locally grown,” and “GMO-free” food have widened the average grocery-shopper’s lexicon over the past decade. Sure, those phrases all ostensibly describe how food is grown and sourced, but they also offer implicit judgements about how much…