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America is the number 1 obesity nation in the world No one knows thebenefits of eating healthy Being overweight can lead to many deadlydiseases Our children now are getting to be twice the size of a fullgrown adult by the time they are 12 years old The cause of thesechildren being overweight is not because of genetics as skepticsbelieve it is due to the food they are given The people in America are becoming obese due to the fact that no oneknows what is important about food Between the ages of 12 and 21 teensare losing the nutrition they need in schools at home and everywherein between According to SuperFoods Rx by Steven Pratt and KathyMatthewsIt has been estimated that 300000 to 800000 preventabledeaths per year in the United States are nutrition related Pratt Matthews 2006 These deaths are all preventable not some disease thatno one has ever heard of before It is preventable The people in America are killing themselves faster every day becauseof the things they are eating lack of exercising and lack of nutrientsin their foods We are literally feeling full but starving ourselves atthe same time When we taste something sweet or salty your bodyautomatically thinks Oh hey fat I need this store it eat moreBecause our ancestors hunter gatherers finding fat was rare so whenthey could find it they must consume as much of the fat as they possiblycan because it was so rare to find the calories and the fats theyneeded There is so much processed food out there that we really have no ideawhat goes into that food we eat MSG and free glutamates are used toenhance flavor in about 80 of all processed foods Raymond FrancisMSc MIT MSG and free glutamates can be hidden behind over 50different names on labels The USDA is hiding what goes into our foodbehind different names Now some make believe that it is legal to bedoing that but think about it For
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