Chemicals in Meat

I won’t eat fast food chain restaurants’ hamburgers or chicken nuggets anymore, because they contain a lot of chemicals or bacteria. For instance, chicken nuggets contains tertiary butylhydroquinone, (TBHO) to keep nuggets fresh. Pollan explains that “ingesting a single gram of TBHQ can cause ‘nausea, vomiting, ringing in the ears, delirium, a sense of suffocation,…

Obesity in The US

Obesity is one of the most significant problems in the United States. When I came to the United States, I observed a lot of people suffering from obesity. As far as I am concerned, there are more people who are overweight compared to people in Tokyo. Eric Schlosser, the author of Fast Food Nation: The…

Vegetarians in New York

I have been in New York since 2012, and I have met a huge number of vegetarians here. Why are there thousands of vegetarians in New York? It is always an interesting experience for me to meet someone who is vegetarian because I did not meet any vegetarians or even know the word “vegetarian” when…