Are you obese? Do you think it is like that because you eat too much? Is it because you do not exercise enough? Do you believe that is the case because you have a big appetite?
Is it because you are not active enough? Maybe you need to think twice.
Obesity is a problem that is becoming more and more severe and frequent with years. It is becoming one of the largest health epidemics in history.
Watch the video below which the sugar industry does not want you to see. After watching you will change your eating habits forever.
According to Dr. Mark Hyman who is the chairman of the Institute for Functional Medicine we are not the ones to blame. The companies and the way they produce food is a fundamental problem that nobody is paying attention to and talking about.
Dr. Robert Lustig who is a professor of pediatrics at the University of California in San Francisco says that there are around 600,000 food items in America. And around 80 percent of them actually have added sugar.
The sugar acts as cocaine to our brain; it is unavoidable that you are going to become and addict. According to him, the companies do not worry about the health, all they worry about is the money.
The present generation of children will be the first that is expected to have a shorter life than their parents.
According to Micheal Pollan, the author of “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” the government is actually contributing to this epidemic.
Also, Dr. David Ludwig, associate professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School says that in this case, the private profit comes first, and the public health comes second.
There is an estimation that 95 percent of all American will be obese or overweight in two decades. Also, it is expected that by 2050, 1/3 of Americans to end up with diabetes.
Also, the columnist from New York Times Mark Bittman says that the behavior today of the junk food companies is very similar to the behavior that the tobacco companies had 30 years ago.
If we don’t do something now, are we going to regret it later? We can prevent this if we change the diet in America.