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Ellen Gustafson @ellengustafson San Diego + the World

Author: #WetheEaters Co-Founder: Food Tank, FEED. Founder: Apron Project, 30 Project. Foodie, Feeder, Fighter for a better food system. Proud Navy Wife.

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@SDCountyHHSA speaking at @COISanDiego launch about double EBT for fruit/veg & including health focus in SD county urban planning #progress100 SD orgs are working together to fight #ChildhoodObesity w/ the @COISanDiego #ActionPlan! the News That’s Fit to Eat: Trump’s Wall Worries Farmers, Sustainable KitKats, and a Chipotle Lawsuit need to demand more from our burgers. Eat less but better meat! Cheeseburger, Hold the Salmonella
NYC will turn 180,000 tons of food waste into energy that can power homes, cars, and the recycling plant itself
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonGreat @USATODAY piece about @fedupmovie's Kickstarter! @katiecouric "Katie Couric takes her food fight into schools"
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson"Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you'll be criticized anyway." -Eleanor Roosevelt
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonAccording to research by @HartmanGroup, the No. 1 reason consumers buy gluten-free products is ..... No reason.
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonElucidating the sad reality that the market isn't the power behind food policy/options. 'Good Food' vs. 'Big Food' research on food and philosophy-The Reasons Why We Shop at Farmers Markets Are Bigger Than Local Food
Ending Hunger, from Dadaab Refugee Camp to the USA #SDGs @toendhunger via @HuffPostImpactCrepuscule: Noun 1. - the time of day immediately following sunset. #socal #sky #lookup world's forests are disappearing so Westerners can eat steak, buy tires, + cook w palm oil
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Simple, colorful beauty in my meal prep tonight. #eattherainbow #eatyourveggies am co-sponsoring a bill introduced by @senfeinstein that would limit the use of antibiotics on livestock.
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson#Weight misperception (under & overestimation) is a common problem among US #adolescents from all weight categories:
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So fun to see my friend @leila_c give an inspiring talk about @samasource work helping 27,787 ppl @sd_fdn #Future40SD worlds work performed by women, bt only 10% of wages paid to women & only 1% of property owned by women @leila_c speaking truth @sd_fdnUSAID faces a host of obstacles that greatly limit its ability to reform
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonSmart, food systems-focus which is usually lacking from GM debate. Single foods/nutrients aren't a solution. @fedupmovie be seen in every classroom in America! @kickstarter @Laurie_David
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonFarmers market produce delivered to your door within 36 hours of harvest? @amazon and @freshnationcali promise.
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"We cannot walk alone." —Martin Luther King Jr., I Have a Dream (52 years ago today, August 28, 1963)
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThoughtful piece on what motivates us in our work...not the money: Rethinking Work good back-to-school nutrition news for American kids: School Lunches Becoming Healthier, Statistics Indicate @MONIQUEPEAN my fave sustainably sourced/recycled jewelry designer!
i'm going to see someone eating these this fall, and loving them, and it's going to ruin my season
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonGreat news! Fresh real ingredients to be used at schools, @Starbucks & @Panera: @livablefuture
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson“No one on the Internet is living the life you think they are.” by @pjrvs, America, we are still at war. Or at least our troops and military families are. #IAVA
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Using the heat & my recycled glass @crateandbarrel pitcher to make mint & green sun tea and check out… Gandhi seeks ban on junk food for students
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonIt's hot. Good thing I made watermelon-lime-mint granita yesterday!!!!!!!!! #homemade case for replication over scale in a healthy food system.
Gross on gross. concept: that McDs might focus on food, not real estate. Savvy franchisees should get out now. @NatlParkService turns 99 years old. RT to wish them a happy birthday!
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonBig Soda has spent $106 million since 2009 to defeat public health initiatives: These are your partners, @eatright!
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.@Monsantoco really, really wants to buy @Syngenta Because #science. And oh yeah, that fat pesticide portfolio
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson.@TheNewSchool students! The time is NOW to be @HC2pt0 leader! Help NYC kids #EatExerciseEngage + get credit + paid!
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonA spike in birth defects puts focus on GM crops in Hawaii (10x the national rate of heart malformation)
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Sign of the times that THE place to be on Sunday morning in SD is the #HillcrestFarmersMarket
Panera Adds Blueprint, Harmless Harvest, Joia
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonWater security is essential to global food security: @McKnightFdn @fao #FoodTank
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The US ranks 67th in world in per capita milk drinking. We are the soda nation.
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonWhy Event Planners Need to Adjust to Americans' Changing Palates via @sharethis #foodtrends
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonYes!! Just pre-ordered it! AM....really excited that @cafegratitude opened up in SD!! @cafegratitudeSD
Holy smokes, how’s this for dietary advice? “Have a soft drink before your main meal.” That’ll do it! #dumpthejunk
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonBowlful of #summer! #eattheseason #naturescandy the damage control begin! @marionnestle on Coca-Cola's latest round of promises and pledges:
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonSex and yoga—a controversial connection that continues today. How it all began: @nataliapetrzela
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson#wetheeaters love food!! Millennials are foodies, and their preferences have big consequences for the food industry
Love that this promotes a great local restaurant and a more walkable downtown! @CarnitasSnacks!! RT this so more hospitals see it and follow suit! #healthfirstatthehospital @ClevelandClinic #wetheeaters Jazeera America's report on Mexico's soda tax saving lives.
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonBig Food is spending millions to lobby for less transparency via @CivilEats #LabelGMOs
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonInteresting El Niño-based predictions! A very early yet highly accurate guide to this coming winter's weather: no junk food, eat no GMOs!
Travel is not always fun, but grateful to spend so much time going between the mountains and the deep…
#wetheeaters want #realfood!!! Amazing Things That Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Soda
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Last night's crepuscular sky. #lookup #newmoon #mountainair
#summer 's almost over, eating #healthy isn't! #icymi : @ellengustafson 's We The Eaters & 9 other great #food books
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonNYT Letter to the Editor on "Coke's skewed message on obesity...."
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonNew movie explores what #wetheeaters book does: hidden sugar! What Eating 40 Teaspoons of Sugar a Day Can Do to You Week’s Top #FoodTech & Innovation News: feat @dinnerlab @goodeggs @hamptoncreek + more
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2015 Wants to Bring the Sharing Economy to Your Kitchen
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonNYC investigating infant formula makers for fraud @abbottnews $ABT
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Just in case my last Tweet didn't depress you enough, come read about how corn farming is fucking up our planet.
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson@EveEmshwiller @nprnews the almost new moon made it magical in the New Hampshire sky where I am!@EveEmshwiller @nprnews Yes! Do it! It was truly amazing to see.Perseid did not disappoint!! via @nprnews: The Perseid Meteor Shower Is About To Peak. Here's How To Watch rainbows and shooting stars in the sky just need to #lookup!! #Perseid can stop the exploitation of farmworkers. Pls pay the Penny #BacktoSchool #PublixChat #MyPublixStory
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonCooking takes learning & practice, 2 things we can find help for on phones and tablets. #iCook #cooking2.0 another sad reality of our food system... another reason for #wetheeaters to change. Fast food fever: Modern diets impact immune health of you & your kids
Sad that people lose jobs due to bad mgmt. Heinz has slashed almost a quarter of its workforce since April 2013 are eating less, but not healthier. How have you changed your eating habits? Call us 877-974-7487 #GIR
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonWe are discussing America's eating habits today on #GIR with author of #wetheeaters @ellengustafson | Call us 877-974-7487 @SXMInsight
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonExcited to be joining @MargaretHoover in a few minutes on "Get It Right" to talk #wetheeaters & the latest food news @SiriusXMInsight121Liz Carlisle op-ed @sfchronicle echoes @michaelpollan @marionnestle @RodaleInstitute linking ag and health policy:
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonHurrah for @Ikea! 100% of light bulbs sold in stores will be LED
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Toenails matching SUP matching life jacket. #safetyfirst #thenstyle #lakelife #summer #SUP Funds Scientists Who Shift Blame for Obesity Away From Bad Diets, via @nytimes heaven on the lake. #mothernature #lakelife #recharge
“Food production is not a private matter.” A judge strikes down ag-gag rules:
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonBees pollinate 71% of the food we eat. We MUST protect them: @AJEnglish
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonCoca-Cola near deal for organic juice company @SujaJuice
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those @FosterFarms Tv ads touting 'no hormones added' to their chicken? Means nothing. FDA prohibits their use.
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Pathetic mention of veterans tonight. Pathetic. About the same number of mentions as mailmen. Tonight at #GOPDebate, we are forgotten. #IAVA
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonListen, anyone who's willing to risk their lives and dodge a bullet for our country, LET THEM! #LGBTInTheMilitary
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonInternational development (aka foreign aid) keeps America safe and strong. #GOPDebate
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonHuckabee may not be aware-- thousands of transgendered troops already serve in our military @transequality #GOPdebate
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonAmusing to hear men who chose not to serve in the military talk tough about using other people's kids to backup their bluster. #GOPDebate
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonCrop diversity -> dietary diversity = better for bees + better for #wetheeaters ‘What’s the Buzz About Wild Bees?’ fast food joint removes soda from kids menu! #wetheeaters DQ hits tipping point for happier meals @USATODAY
Eating spicy food is linked to a longer life
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