belo horizonte

Belo Horizonte’s (Brazil) Zero-Hunger Policy

This post is inspired by the ten year study Belo Horizonte has released on cell towers and cancer. Belo Horizonte is a city that is very actively concerned with their citizen’s health and is a place I would love to visit and maybe even move to. I first heard of Belo Horizonte’s zero-hunger food policy in 2006 when I read Frances Moore Lappe’s book Hope’s Edge. Ever since then I have been dreaming of going to Belo Horizonte. What an inspiring forward-thinking, people-first place it seems to be! I still have the book, it is rather war torn with the cover eaten by a dog and the pages all ear-marked. But let me pull it out and quote to you some of my favorite passages:

To search for solutions to hunger means to act within the principle that the status of a citizen surpasses that of a mere consumer. -City of Belo Horizonte.

Cell Tower and Cancer Study in Belo Horizonte Brazil

Cell Tower and Cancer Study in Belo Horizonte Brazil

Why am I so interested in this study you might it turns out we are living less than 500 meters away from cell towers both to the North and East of us, we have also had Smartmeters installed just below us. Despite the fact that we have been on a therapeutic diet (GAPS / SCD) for the past ...