Fed to Death: The Truth behind the Rising Tide of Obesity

In Diet and Nutrition

The U.S. is facing an obesity crisis.

Dozens of studies have reliably linked obesity to many of today’s worst diseases, including heart disease and diabetes.

And for the first time in history, this generation of children is expected to die younger than the last. If we don’t thwart the obesity crisis… any child or grandchild born today faces an ever-diminishing life span.… Read More

New Diet Myth in the Making

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New Diet Myth in the Making

The government has released the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. It’s the official word on how we should eat. In time, it’ll form the basis of the next Food Pyramid. And doctors will use it to advise their patients on diet and health.

It’s been 20 years since the first Food Pyramid was “built” by the U.S.… Read More

Urgent! This Poison Is About to Change Its Name

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The producers of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) seem scared. A slew of bad press – not to mention dozens of scientific studies – may finally be damaging their profits. So they’ve come up with a new way to ensure HFCS remains part of the American diet. And protect their revenue stream. The big plan? Rename HFCS to distance their product from the harm that it does.… Read More

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All Shook Up over Salt

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The wheels have come off the low-fat bandwagon. Scientific studies have stopped it in its tracks. Dietary experts have accepted defeat and revised their earlier national guidelines. But not before making a fortune in marketing-and-selling low-fat products.

The dust has had a couple of years to settle since then. But it looks like the industry is at it again. When the National Dietary Guidelines are released this year there could be a new, lucrative dietary experiment in the mix.… Read More