Thanks for nothing, baby boomers.
25 times baby boomers made the worst food of all time. Baby boomers are the generation of people who were born in the 15 or so years following WWII. There was a serious uptick in the number of children born at that time in the United States, due to the prosperity and economic security enjoyed by many people during the postwar years. That made this generation very powerful. During the 1960s and 1970s when they were the youth of America, youth culture became more important than it had ever been. During the 1980s, they dominated the business world, making greed the buzzword. But now, those baby boomers are the AARP set, and they don’t understand the struggles of those generations younger than them. In THEIR day, they could easily buy a house and support a family on a single middle-class income. But to do that today, you need to live in an area with a very low cost of living, which not everyone is able to do. Yes, baby boomers did a lot of awesome things, but processed foods and chain restaurants aren’t it. Here’s a list of the grossest food trends that baby boomers ever came up with.