In 1958, there were only a handful of food additives, and 419 pounds of chemicals were added to the food chain annually.
In 2004, there were 3,000,000 additives, and 2,000,000,000 pounds of chemicals were added to our food chain.
These chemicals are deposited in the digestive tract, colon, liver, kidneys and the lymphatic system.
It it looks good, tastes good, and smells good, then we assume it is ‘good’.
North Americans are typically rushed, stressed, overworked
diet trends match this unbalanced lifestyle -fast food, processed, instant foods, frozen dinners, Kraft dinner, instant mashed potatoes
high fat, sugar and refined flour are in most packaged and fast food–these have been linked to diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Catch 22- these foods lack B vitamins which are found in whole grains, B vitamins support our nervous system
scurvy is surfacing in our country-we are not eating enough fresh fruits and vegetables!
Become an advocate for you and your family, make food choices which include whole, natural foods, fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and healthy proteins!