This is a great article bridging some gaps in the thinking about why Americans are just so much more un-healthy than the rest of the world by middle age.

“Isn’t it possible that the higher rates of diabetes and heart disease are caused by an excessive use of sugar, or HFCS?”

“It’s all very well for governments to encourage megalithic food processors and the agri-business to grow, create and promote foods that are better for our health. But until they impose restrictions upon them, or punish them for foods whose nutritional value is not as high as it could be, nothing will change. With the industrial food complex as rich and powerful as it is, what government is likely to do that?”

Link to Article: United Press International

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