“Everything You Know About Healthy Food Is a Lie

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Are most Americans’ beliefs about healthy eating true and based on science? Or is it a result of marketing by Big Food? This food industry insider knows a lot about what is going on:

The New York Post: Everything You Know About Healthy Food Is a Lie

The food industry financed nutritional studies that influenced the USDA guidelines and doctors, meaning that the advice you’re getting is, at least in part, a marketing campaign. And a food labeled ‘sugar-free’ or ‘trans fat-free’ might actually be jam packed with this.

So what can you do about this? Here are three pieces of advice from the insider:

  • Cut sugar
  • Avoid any food in a box
  • Ignore all marketing terms and food labels

A better way

A Low-Carb Diet for Beginners

Earlier

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2 comments

  1. Tim
    The food industry financed nutritional studies that influenced the USDA guidelines and doctors, meaning that the advice you’re getting is, at least in part, a marketing campaign. And a food labeled ‘sugar-free’ or ‘trans fat-free’ might actually be jam packed with this.

    This is what happens when people allow elitist nannies to lead them around by the hand. When you buy a house, do you believe everything the seller tells you? Or do you need some nanny to pick out houses for you?

  2. Ane
    I am taking a risk to be criticized, but I am going to tell you my so far experience and research. Here is what we believe a healthy diet should include: http://www.selfdevelopshop.com/healthy-diet-article-of-your-dreams/

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