Wednesday, February 12, 2014

if you’re fat, if you’re sick, if you’re fat AND sick.

I never really looked past the calorie count on nutrition labels until I started dating manfriend. He is pretty psychotic about all things sugar, carb and honestly believes that high fructose corn syrup is the devil. We even buy a special kind of ketchup. He would be best buds with Doctor Robert H. Lustig who came out with a health resource titled Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity and Disease.

Dr. Lustig explains how different types of dietary fats/fatty acids affect the human body. Apparently, the energy metabolism of modern man is driven into imbalance through high levels of fructose, a double-sugar that is EVERYWHERE. In your fast food, in your soft drinks, even in your ketchup because it’s cheap! The doc also provides scientific evidence explaining the who, what, where, why, and how’s of the ever increasing obesity epidemic and its associated chronic diseases.
My mom recently started removing all processed food from her diet. She’s 51, so it’s not as easy for her to drop the pounds as it used to be, but just cutting out processed food alone helped her drop like 6 pounds so far, and she just started this as a New Year kind of thing. It’s pretty amazing what cutting out the crap can do. And if you’re looking to be more knowledgeable on the subject, then Fat Chance is absolutely the resource for

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