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Thursday, October 14, 2010

Day 341

Thoughts: It's pretty much conventional wisdom that you don't head to McDonald's for a healthy treat. And, if you've seen Fast Food Nation, you'll know that the chain's offerings have got a whole lot of icky ingredients. Though we don't really like to think about that while munching on a Big Mac, NYC artist Sally Davies did, creating the Happy Meal art project that provides evidence that Mickey D's food really is the worst shiz you can put in your body. Davies took a Happy Meal sized burger and fries, put it on her living room table, and as Bravo says, decided to "watch what happens." She photographs the meal every day, and 137 days into the project (with no end in site), the results are remarkable in the fact that they're really unremarkable. To our eyes, the burger and fries look exactly on the same on day 1 as on day 137. Hungry yet?

View the sideshow here!

This blog thanks to Zubi Canooobie and Sally Davies :)

Quotes: “From the withered tree, a flower blooms” - Zen Proverb quote

What I Ate Today:

Meal 1: A beetroot (beet), carrot, celery, ginger, and garlic juice.

Meal 2: An avocado.

Meal 3: 2 tablespoons of almond butter (organic - no added salt, sugar, anything!)

Meal 4: My favourite green salad! Created with avocado, baby spinach, green lettuce leafs, garlic, spring onion (shallots), coriander (cilantro), green chilli, cucumber and lime.

Meal 5: Cashew Balls! Created with cashews, lime, coconut and chia seeds :)

Recipe: All recipes will be published in The Earth Diet book soon to be released!

Exercise: A run in the morning and a stretch :)

24 days to go!!!

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