Check out this super cool SENCER project from Mercer students.
How do we choose what to eat? You’ve probably heard that you need to eat a balanced diet to maintain a healthy lifestyle, but what exactly does that entail? Americans are bombarded with many food choices every day, from mainstream fast food restaurants, to endless aisles of food in grocery stores, to infomercials hawking the next weight loss program. It’s no surprise that there is confusion about what exactly is “healthy.” Though we have access to nutritional food labels and other health information, what should the average American be looking for when it comes to food?