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Monday, August 24, 2015
Salad and Wasting Food
Tamar Haspel has a story dissing salad--lettuce and other salad constituents aren't very nutritious, at least by weight. As she say:
Lettuce is a vehicle to transport refrigerated water from farm to table.
She points out that salad is a big component of food waste, at least when you measure by weight.