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Food, the new status symbol

BySeema Goswami
Jun 26, 2016 12:41 PM IST

Seema Goswami on how our relationship with food changed over the last decade or so?

Well, if you are above the age of 30, you probably know. That was probably the last generation to come of age in an environment where food was just food. There was no obsessing about the calorific count of various dishes. There was no concern about the harm that sugar/carbohydrates/fat were doing to your health.

Today, we are all mindful of what we eat. Wholewheat bread rather than white. Olive oil rather than butter and cream. Lots of vegetables. Steaming rather than frying. And so on and on and on. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Today, we are all mindful of what we eat. Wholewheat bread rather than white. Olive oil rather than butter and cream. Lots of vegetables. Steaming rather than frying. And so on and on and on. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Food, the new status symbol: Rotis or rajma chawal for dinner? How very infra dig! You should really be having some grilled fish or chicken with a green salad on the side. (Shutterstock)
Food, the new status symbol: Rotis or rajma chawal for dinner? How very infra dig! You should really be having some grilled fish or chicken with a green salad on the side. (Shutterstock)
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