> One of the most insidious things with diet in this country is the outright ridiculous espousal of high-carb/grain diets by our own government! Since the 1980s, Americas obesity epidemic has become worse every year, every decade. You would think SOMEONE would step up to say, Umm... maybe were giving bad advice?
The official diet, which all other agencies endorse, comes from the USDA, which is the revolving door employer for the grain industry. The FDA is the revolving door employer for the drug industry, who are making big bucks on potions to manage (but never cure) the consequences of the USDA diet.
I had some further words on the situation at:
Flash in the Pan Fad Diet?
What's Up With My Doctor?
I work in the farm machinery biz, by the way, and when people figure out what the problem is, and how to fix it, the company will be facing "interesting" times. I'm doing what I can to warn management.
posted on 07/13/2013 8:05:54 AM PDT
(Survive Obamacare by not needing it.)
I'm doing what I can to warn management.
I wouldn't bother. With the way politics work in this country, the agri-pharma-tobacco industry complex will have complete control over their respective agencies for time immemorial.
Common sense does not equal cash.
posted on 07/13/2013 8:08:27 AM PDT
(It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
posted on 07/13/2013 3:22:28 PM PDT
("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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