"Juicing is processing, too."It is. I look at the mush that comes out of the juicer, wondering what can be cooked with it. But I was at a party, and compared to all the other food, the unsweetened freshly squeezed juice was the best act in town.
I have fits when trying to buy other basics like, cottage cheese and tomato paste. I don't want extra calcium in my dairy products nor glucose and salt in my tomato paste nor all sorts of artificial vitamins in the cereals. And natural full, or partial fat dairy products has the vitamins. They are eliminated with the fat making them harder to digest.
I was disappointed that the New York Times article about "real food" doesn't mention this. I have a sneaking suspicion that scientists will someday reveal that many of the vitamin and mineral additives to basic foods, especially for kids, are the causes of serious medical problems. It's better to play outside than have artificial vitamin D in food and walk to school or a friend's house to strengthen bones, rather than have all that extra unabsorbable calcium.
Fresh fruit and raw salad are best for Vitamins, A, D etc.
All those fake eggs, oxymoron fat free half & half etc should be banned. I'll never forget my father's explanation on why he doesn't like mayonnaise:
"Read the ingredients."Yes, that's just it. Start reading the ingredients.